Murray State University

Is Murray State a Good School for the Money?

Murray State University Value Report

Is Murray State worth the money? Read College Factual's annual Murray State value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.

Fair Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Below Average National Quality

Murray State University is ranked #1,172 out of 2,540 for value nationwide.

Compared to other schools of similar quality, Murray State University is priced appropriately for the kind of quality provided and is thus a fair value according to College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  1172 out of 2540
Great Value
National Value Score  54.50 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $108,063 For That Piece of Paper

On average, a bachelor's degree from Murray State will cost you about $108,063. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $23,855 and a typical 4.53 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $23,855
Average Years to Graduate 4.53
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $108,063

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Murray State net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Murray State cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$70,274 In-State With Aid
$143,071 Avg Cost No Aid
4.53 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Murray State.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $143,071 #0 F
All Students $108,063 #1,172 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $103,289 #1,037 C+
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $110,056 # F
All Students $75,049 # F
Only Students Receiving Aid $70,274 # F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Kentucky.

About 99% of Murray State students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Murray State financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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