Financial Aid at Murray State

The average amount of financial aid is $8,241 where 81% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at Murray State University. The average amount of tuition & fees is $9,174 for Kentucky residents and $24,792 for out-of-state students at Murray State University.

  • Average Financial Aid: $8,241
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $24,792 ($9,174 Kentucky residents)

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2019-2020, total 6,973 students (81% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $8,241. Grant/scholarship aid includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table shows the financial aid statistics for all undergraduate students by aid types at Murray State University.
Financial Aid Statistics at Murray State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid6,97381%$8,241
Pell Grants2,62830%$4,609
Federal Student Loans3,93446%$8,056

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 1,390 students (97% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 1,377 students (96% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. The average amount of grant/scholarship aid is $8,881 and the average amount of student loan aid is $8,696. Next table shows the headcount and average received amount of financial aid by source of the aid at Murray State University.
Beginning Students Financial Aid Statistics at Murray State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid1,39097%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources1,29490%$8,881
Federal Grants52436%$4,837
Pell Grants52436%$4,712
Other Federal Grants1319%$498
State/Local Grants88361%$2,631
Institutional Grants97868%$6,784
Student Loans82257%$8,696
Federal Student Loans81056%$7,461
Other Student Loans1108%$10,039

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level

Next table shows the number of students awarded and average grants/scholarship aid amount by income level for whom paying in-state tuition rate at Murray State University. The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution (Murray State University.
Financial Aid Statistics By Income Level at Murray State University
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level654644$8,742
$0-$30,000172166$11,515
$30,001-$48,000119119$11,150
$48,001-$75,000128127$8,036
$75,001-$110,000135133$6,181
$110,001 or more10099$5,468

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