Murray State vs. Austin Peay State

Two Rivalry Colleges in Ohio Valley Conference

Murray State vs. Austin Peay State

Murray Statevs.Austin Peay State

Both Murray State and Austin Peay State are public. Murray State is located in Murray, KY and Austin Peay State is located in Clarksville, TN.
  • Murray State has more expensive tuition of $24,792 than Austin Peay State ($13,847).
  • Murray State has tighter acceptance rate of 82% than Austin Peay State (95%).
  • Murray State has higher SAT scores of 1,143 than Austin Peay State (1,065).
  • Austin Peay State is larger with 10,954 students than Murray State (9,454 students).
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#10 in Kentucky
Rankings#21 in Tennessee
Public, 4 yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 years
Murray, KYLocationClarksville, TN
1 Year Certificate
Associate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)
Offered DegreesAssociate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Tuition & Fees
$9,174 Kentucky residents
$24,792 out-of-state
Undergraduate$8,303 Tennessee residents
$13,847 out-of-state
$9,114 Kentucky residents
$14,400 out-of-state
Graduate$9,683 Tennessee residents
$14,669 out-of-state
$8,241Financial Aid$8,226
Admission
$40 undergraduate
$40 graduate
Application Fee$25 undergraduate
$45 graduate
82%Acceptance Rate95%
21%Yield24%
1,143 SAT, 74 ACTTest Scores1,065 SAT, 62 ACT
Student Population
9,454Total Students10,954
8,056Undergraduate9,871
1,398Graduate1,083
1,184Online Enrollment1,937
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
55%Graduation Rate43%
Transfer-out Rate
79%Retention Rate67%
$42,300Average Earning after Graduation$38,800
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and GraduateDistance Learning (Online Classes)Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and Graduate
ROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certifiate
Special OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certifiate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 3,184)
$5,424 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 1,803)
$5,800 average annual costs
Not offered or not ReportedMeal Plan✔ (99 meals per week)
$3,800 average annual costs
Faculties and Staffs
15 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
444 Full-time
134 Part-time
Number of Faculties371 Full-time
323 Part-time
1,266 Full-time
230 Part-time
Number of Staffs998 Full-time
338 Part-time
$62,710 for Faculties
$40,916 Part-time
Average Salary$72,121 for Faculties
$52,513 Part-time
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020