Financial Aid and Assistantships
Financial Aid | Minority Graduate Fellowships | Graduate Assistantships
One of the most frequently asked questions is "How Can I Afford Graduate School?" There are many ways we can help finance your graduate education. In fact, U.S. News America's Best Colleges ranked Murray State the best master's college in Kentucky and 17th in affordability. Additionally, Forbes includes MSU on its "Top Colleges" list, and also designates the university as of "America's Top 100 Best College Buys."
Murray State University is an affordable choice. Not only do Kentucky residents get a great tuition rate, MSU also offers residents of Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee discounted regional tuition rates as well.
Approximately 70 percent of our graduate students receive some type of financial aid, which includes scholarships, fellowships, loans, and graduate assistantships. If eligible, you can receive more than one type of financial aid to help assist you.