Murray State University was founded in 1992.
From physics to music and accounting to nursing, Murray State offers 143 ways to help you become what — and who — you want to be.
Given its extensive global network system, the Muray State University is able to provide its students with both great education and promising career perspectives.
The Office of Student Organizations creates and fosters leadership and involvement opportunities that enhance personal, interpersonal, and organizational development for Murray State University students.
As of Fall 2012, Murray State had 2,831 students living on campus. Murray State was the first public university in the United States to adopt a successful campus-wide residential college program. The residential college structure, which took form on the campus in 1996, is based on similar, but much more established programs at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge in the United Kingdom as well as Yale University, Harvard College and Princeton University in the United States
Murray State University’s health services are provided by Primary Care Medical Center as of June 1, 2019. Health Services is located on the first floor of Wells Hall, facing the quad. A physician and staff will be on site during operating hours. Health services is available to faculty, staff and students.
The Murray State campus is a great place to be, from the family-like atmosphere of the campus dining facilities and 24-hour security of the Murray State Police Department.
The Susan E. Bauernfeind Center is a 73,000 SQFT facility.
We have over 170 student organizations - from the Environmental Student Society and Random Act of Kindness to the Clay Target Club, from Greek organizations to pre-professional and honor societies.
Murray State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, specialist, and doctorate degrees.