Paying for Murray State University

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees is $9,174 for Kentucky residents and $24,792 for out-of-state students at Murray State University. The graduate school tuition & fees is $9,114 for Kentucky residents and $14,400 for out-of-state students.
The living costs including room, board, and other expenses are $13,266 when a student lives on campus and $14,960 when a student lives off campus at Murray State University.

  • Undergraduate Tuition: $24,792 ($9,174 Kentucky residents)
  • Graduate Tuition: $14,400 ($9,114 Kentucky residents)

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Cost of Attendance (COA)

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees is $9,174 for Kentucky residents and $24,792 for out-of-state students at Murray State University. The graduate school tuition & fees is $9,114 for Kentucky residents and $14,400 for out-of-state students. 81 out of total 8,056 undergraduate students (1%) received financial aid(grants or scholarship) and the average amount of the aid is $8,241.
The living costs including room, board, and other expenses are $13,266 when a student lives on campus and $14,960 when a student lives off campus at Murray State University. The total cost of attendance (COA) is $39,318 before receiving financial aid and the net price with financial aid is $31,077.
Murray State University 2020 Cost of Attendance
Tuition & Fees$9,174 (Kentucky Residents)
$24,792 (out-of-state)
Living Costs$13,266 (On-campus)
$14,960 (Off-campus)
Cost of attendance
Living on Campus$23,700 (Kentucky Residents)
$39,318 Out-of-State
Living off Campus$25,394 (Kentucky Residents)
$41,012 Out-of-State
Average Financial Amount$8,241
Net Price after Aid
Living on Campus$15,459 (Kentucky Residents)
$31,077 Out-of-State
Living off Campus$17,153 (Kentucky Residents)
$32,771 Out-of-State

Murray State 2020 Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees of Murray State University are $9,174 for Kentucky residents and $24,792 for other students for undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.03% compared to previous academic year. The graduate tuition & fees are $9,114 for Kentucky residents and $14,400 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Tuition & fees at Murray State University
UndergraduateGraduate
Kentucky residentsOut of StateKentucky residentsOut of State
2015-2016$7,608$20,712$11,568$32,592
2016-2017$8,400$22,680$12,072$34,056
2017-2018$8,820$23,820$9,504$27,684
2018-2019$9,084$24,540$9,114$14,400
2019-2020$9,174$24,792$9,114$14,400

Murray State 2020 Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $14,036 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Murray State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.04% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,960. Off-campus living costs are increased by 9.00% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Murray State University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$8,206$2,876$8,206$2,876
2016-2017$8,588$3,547$8,588$3,547
2017-2018$8,906$3,879$8,906$4,541
2018-2019$9,190$3,940$9,190$4,535
2019-2020$9,466$3,800$10,390$4,570

Murray State 2020 Tuition per Credit Hour

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour at Murray State University is $382 for Kentucky residents and $1,033 for other students for undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 0.98% compared to previous academic year. the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $506 for Kentucky residents and $800 for other students at Murray State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Tuition per Credit Hour Murray State University
UndergraduateGraduate
Kentucky residentsOut of StateKentucky residentsOut of State
2015-2016$317$863$482$1,358
2016-2017$350$945$503$1,419
2017-2018$368$993$528$1,490
2018-2019$379$1,023$506$800
2019-2020$382$1,033$506$800

Murray State 2020 Book & Supply Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, The average books & supplies cost at Murray State University is $1,260. The book & supply costs are increased by 0.16% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Costs for Books & Supplies Murray State University
Books & Supplies Costs
2015-2016$1,345
2016-2017$1,237
2017-2018$1,265
2018-2019$1,258
2019-2020$1,260

Murray State Alternative Tuition Plans

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