Murray State vs. TTU

Two Rivalry Colleges in Ohio Valley Conference

Murray State vs. TTU

Murray Statevs.TTU

Both Murray State and TTU are public. Murray State is located in Murray, KY and TTU is located in Cookeville, TN.
  • TTU has more expensive tuition of $24,798 than Murray State ($24,792).
  • TTU has tighter acceptance rate of 79% than Murray State (82%).
  • Murray State has higher SAT scores of 1,143 than TTU (1,125).
  • TTU is larger with 10,186 students than Murray State (9,454 students).
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#10 in Kentucky
Rankings#272 in National Universities
#13 in Tennessee
Public, 4 yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 years
Murray, KYLocationCookeville, TN
1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)
Offered DegreesBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Other)
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
Tuition & Fees
$9,174 Kentucky residents
$24,792 out-of-state
Undergraduate$8,934 Tennessee residents
$24,798 out-of-state
$9,114 Kentucky residents
$14,400 out-of-state
Graduate$11,558 Tennessee residents
$26,078 out-of-state
$8,241Financial Aid$8,123
$40 undergraduate
$40 graduate
Application Fee$25 undergraduate
$35 graduate
82%Acceptance Rate79%
1,143 SAT, 74 ACTTest Scores1,125 SAT, 70 ACT
Student Population
9,454Total Students10,186
1,184Online Enrollment801
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
55%Graduation Rate54%
Transfer-out Rate26%
79%Retention Rate75%
$42,300Average Earning after Graduation$46,700
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
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certifiate
Special OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certifiate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 3,184)
$5,424 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 2,245)
$5,060 average annual costs
Not offered or not ReportedMeal Plan✔ (99 meals per week)
$4,820 average annual costs
Faculties and Staffs
15 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
444 Full-time
134 Part-time
Number of Faculties428 Full-time
231 Part-time
1,266 Full-time
230 Part-time
Number of Staffs1,180 Full-time
246 Part-time
$62,710 for Faculties
$40,916 Part-time
Average Salary$73,560 for Faculties
$52,222 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