Murray State University

public university Estd 1922
Murray, Kentucky, USA
Murray State University

Murray State University is a public university situated in Murray, Kentucky in the United States. The university operates many campuses, including the main campus in Calloway County and others in Paducah, Madisonville, and Hopkinsville along with Henderson which offer graduate and upper-level courses. The university was founded in 1922 and they have an endowment of 83.2 million U.S. dollars for the financial year of 2018. There is 406 academic staff at the university.

The university is also known as MSU and there are 9,466 students for the fall of 2018. The number of undergraduates is 8,142 and the number of postgraduates is 1,324 both for the fall of 2018. The campus is as big as 258.43 acres for the main campus. The university was established after the passing of Senate Bill 14 by that of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky which led to the creation of two normal schools in the earlier part of the 20th century so as to address the growth in demands for teachers as professionals.

MSU is offering 11 associate, 42 masters and specialist with 64 bachelor programs that are being administered through 4 of the academic colleges, 30 departments, 2 schools and 1 joint program that is being shared by the College of Science, Engineering and Technology and the College of Business. The College of Business is the biggest in Murray State that has enrolled twenty-three percent of the students who are part of undergraduate courses. It has been seen that the students who are from outside of the country are usually very active on the campus. There are events planned throughout the year that lead the students to teach others about their culture that is their religion, politics, and food.

The university has been providing English as a second language program or ESL so that international students are assisted in the same in case there is a language barrier. The program usually provides English-speaking, reading, listening and writing instructions while they teach the students about the culture of America. There are many notable alumni, including Dustin Lee Howard (Class of 2011) who is an independent professional wrestler known as “Chuck Taylor” or “Chuckie T” and W. Earl Brown who is an actor. There are many athletes also who are part of the alumni such as Ja Morant who is an NBA player with the Memphis Grizzlies; Shane Andrus who is the placekicker for that of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, San Fransisco 49ers, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Masters in Agriculture
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Master of Science in Information Systems
  • Duration - 15 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 288, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 20.5 Lakh

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Master of Business Administration
  • Duration - 18-24 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 400, GRE : 286
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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M.S. in Applied Engineering and Technology Management
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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M.S. in Telecommunications Systems Management
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 286, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Master of Arts in English
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 11.1 Lakh

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Masters of Science in Occupational Safety and Health
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 24.7 Lakh

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Bachelors in Photography
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Master of Science in Economics
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Bachelors in Computer Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Agronomy
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Master of Music Education
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 11.9 Lakh

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Master's in Clinical Psychology
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 300, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Bachelors in Criminal Justice
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 11.1 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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B.S. in Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Management
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Philosophy
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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B.S. in Recreation & Leisure Services
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Masters of Arts in Mass Communication
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Bachelors in Entrepreneurship
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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M.S. in Chemical Manufacturing Management
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 290, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Master of Science in Chemistry
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 290, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Master of Science in Mathematics
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 15.4 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Master of Science in Geosciences
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 300, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Master of Science in Organizational Communication
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Master of Public Administration
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 15.4 Lakh

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Bachelors in Health and Physical Education
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 11.1 Lakh

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Bachelors in International Business
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Learning and Behavior Disorders
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Keyboard Studies
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Economics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Psychology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Systems Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Public Administration
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Agriscience Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Public Relations
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Animal/Equine Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 11.1 Lakh

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Bachelors in Social Work
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 11.5 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Sociology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Applied Physics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Theatre
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Engineering and Technology Education
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Television Production
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Wildlife and Conservation Biology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Graphic Communications Media
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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B.F.A. Teaching Certification
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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B.F.A. Art (Studio Art/Art History)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Engineering Physics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Athletic Training
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 11.1 Lakh

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Bachelors in Engineering Graphics and Design
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications Systems Management
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Computer Information Systems (CIS)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors of Chemistry (Biochemistry)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Master in Science in Human Development and Leadership (HDL)
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 15.4 Lakh

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Bachelors in English Education
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Environmental Geology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Master of Science in Biology
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 300, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Bachelors in Marketing
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Exercise Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 11.1 Lakh

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Bachelors in Business and Marketing Education
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Chemistry
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Family and Consumer Sciences Education
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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M.A.Ed. in Elementary Education - Teacher Leader
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Master of Arts in History
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Bachelor's in Communication Disorders
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 11.1 Lakh

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Bachelors in Finance
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Fisheries or Aquatic Biology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Construction Engineering Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Chemistry with Forensics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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BA in English/Creative Writing
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Arts in French
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Master's in General Experimental Psychology
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 300, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Bachelors in General Special Education
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Master of Arts in TESOL
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Master of Arts in Postsecondary Education Administration
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 14.3 Lakh

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Bachelors in Geographic Information Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Geoarchaelogy
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Arts in German
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Graphic Communications Management
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Economics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Horticulture
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in International Studies
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Journalism
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Arts in Japanese
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Accounting
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 1.3 Lakh

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Bachelors in Management
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Middle School Education
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Mathematics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Advertising
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Organizational Communication
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Political Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Physics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Bachelors in Printmaking
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 12.9 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS - 10 CoursesGRE - 286-300
IELTS - 6-6.5
TOEFL - 71-79
BSc - 22 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
BBA - 11 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
MIM - 2 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
MA - 6 CoursesGRE - 300 & Above
IELTS - 6-7
TOEFL - 71 & Above
MFA - 1 CourseIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
BE/Btech - 11 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - 400 & Above
GRE - 286 & Above
IELTS - 6 & Above
Other Courses - 44 CoursesIELTS - 6-6.5
TOEFL - 71-88
GRE - 300 & Above

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Needed for few courses
LOR - Needed for few courses
Essays - Not required
CV - Needed for few courses
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 50
Type of deadlineRegular

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MS - 10 Courses15 - 24 MonthsINR 14.3L - 20.5L
USD 19,542 - 28,056
BSc - 22 Courses4 YearsINR 11.1L - 12.9L
USD 15,112 - 17,680
BBA - 11 Courses4 YearsINR 12.9L
USD 17,680
MIM - 2 Courses1.5 - 2 YearsINR 14.3L
USD 19,542
MA - 6 Courses1.5 - 2 YearsINR 14.3L
USD 19,542
MFA - 1 Course1.5 - 2 YearsINR 24.7L
USD 33,732
BE/Btech - 11 Courses4 YearsINR 12.9L
USD 17,680
MBA - 1 Course18 - 24 MonthsINR 14.3L
USD 19,542
Other Courses - 44 Courses1.5 - 4 YearsINR 1.3L - 15.4L
USD 1,768 - 20,961
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