Murray State vs. UT Martin

Two Rivalry Colleges in Ohio Valley Conference

Murray State vs. UT Martin

Murray Statevs.UT Martin

Both Murray State and UT Martin are public. Murray State is located in Murray, KY and UT Martin is located in Martin, TN.
  • Murray State has more expensive tuition of $24,792 than UT Martin ($15,788).
  • UT Martin has tighter acceptance rate of 64% than Murray State (82%).
  • Murray State is larger with 9,454 students than UT Martin (7,048 students).
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#10 in Kentucky
Rankings#25 in Tennessee
Public, 4 yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 years
Murray, KYLocationMartin, TN
1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)
Offered DegreesBachelor's
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Tuition & Fees
$9,174 Kentucky residents
$24,792 out-of-state
Undergraduate$9,748 Tennessee residents
$15,788 out-of-state
$9,114 Kentucky residents
$14,400 out-of-state
Graduate$10,616 Tennessee residents
$16,656 out-of-state
$8,241Financial Aid$7,833
$40 undergraduate
$40 graduate
Application Fee$30 undergraduate
$30 graduate
82%Acceptance Rate64%
1,143 SAT, 74 ACTTest Scores
Student Population
9,454Total Students7,048
1,184Online Enrollment1,540
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
55%Graduation Rate47%
Transfer-out Rate25%
79%Retention Rate74%
$42,300Average Earning after Graduation$40,100
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: 2,258)
$2,820 average annual costs
Not offered or not ReportedMeal Plan✔ (19 meals per week)
$3,344 average annual costs
Faculties and Staffs
15 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
444 Full-time
134 Part-time
Number of Faculties285 Full-time
167 Part-time
1,266 Full-time
230 Part-time
Number of Staffs793 Full-time
203 Part-time
$62,710 for Faculties
$40,916 Part-time
Average Salary$65,746 for Faculties
$44,102 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