Morehead State University: Review & Facts

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Morehead State University is a medium four-year, public school with 10,875 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1887 and is the only school located in Morehead, Kentucky.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
73
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Morehead State University.

Morehead State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 73 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, General Studies, Nursing, Business, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
66%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Morehead State University is relatively low at 66% (close to Kentucky average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Morehead State University is low - 47%.

Student to faculty ratio at Morehead State University is reasonably decent: 18:1. Read more information regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,300
High
Average tuition pricing is high - $20,300 annually.

Read the details about Morehead State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
85%
Easy
As reported in recent data, 4,888 applications were submitted and 4,174 were accepted; so it is easy to be accepted at this school.

Morehead State University might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Morehead State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Morehead State University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Morehead State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Morehead State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 3,100 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity.

Army ROTC programs are available at Morehead State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Morehead State University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Morehead State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Morehead State University, University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351, USA
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