Services and Opportunities on Murray State University Campuses

Murray State University provides special learning opportunities to students including ROTC and Study Abroad. Murray State University offers the distance learning opportunity (online classes ) for both undergraduate and graduate level courses. It provides on-campus services to students including Remedial services and Academic/career counseling service.

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Room & Board Plan

Murray State University has the on-campus housing such as dormitory and college owned apartments. The total capacity is 3,184 the average room costs is $5,424. It offers the meal plan and its average costs is $3,766. The combined charge for room and board is $9,190.
2019-2020 Room & Board Plan at Murray State University
On-campus Housing Offered
Total Room Capacity3,184
Average Room Costs$5,424
Meal Plan
Meals per Week-
Average Meal Costs$3,766
Combine charge for romm and board$9,190

On-campus Student Services

Murray State University provides 4 on-campus services to its students including Remedial services, and Academic/career counseling service, and Employment services, and Placement services for completers.
2019-2020 on-campus student services at Murray State University
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Special Learning Opportunities

Murray State University offers 5 special learning opportunities to its students including Distance Learning (online classes), and ROTC, and Study Abroad, and Weekend/Evening College, and Teacher Certification.
Special Learning Opportunities at Murray State University
Distance LearningUndergraduate, Graduate
Online CoursesUndergraduate, Graduate
Online Degree ProgramsUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTC
Army
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
  • Approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers.

Services and Programs for Veterans

Murray State University offers services and programs for veterans, military servicemembers, or their families including Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program) and Credit for military training.
Services and Programs for Veterans at Murray State University
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Library Services

Next table shows the supported library services and resource types at Murray State University.
Library Services at Murray State University
Physical facilities
Organized collection of printed materials
  • Total library collection: 463,206
  • Total Physical collection: 347,925
  • Total Electronic collection: 115,281
Access to digital/electronic resources
Staff trained to provide and interpret library materials
Established library hours
Access to library collections that are shared with other institutions

Sports/Athletic Information

Murray State is a member of Ohio Valley Conference. Total 378 students play for athletic teams at Murray State University - 176 men and 202 women players. For popular college sports, there are 34 baseball players, 28 basketball players and 93 football players. Next table describes sports and athletic information at Murray State University campus.
Sports and Athletic Information at Murray State University
SportsMenWomenConference
Baseball340Ohio Valley Conference
Basketball1315Ohio Valley Conference
Football930Ohio Valley Conference
Golf1213NCAA Division I-AA
Rifle58NCAA Division I-AA
Soccer025NCAA Division I-AA
Softball021NCAA Division I-AA
Tennis910NCAA Division I-AA
Track and Field097NCAA Division I-AA
Track and Field, X-Country100NCAA Division I-AA
Volleyball013NCAA Division I-AA

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