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Morehead State University

Morehead, KY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate84%

About Morehead State University

No matter how you define success, Morehead State can help you navigate the path to achieve it. MSU offers 144 degree programs and 23 pre-professional programs, as well as graduate and doctoral programs.

Morehead State University is a public, state university in the rural area of Morehead, KY. Morehead State University was founded in 1887. The college enrolls around 8,810 students a year, including 8,230 undergraduates.

Morehead State University Acceptance Rate

It is not difficult to get into Morehead State University. The acceptance rate at Morehead State University is 84%. Out of 7,911 applications received in 2022, 6,643 students were offered admission.

Morehead State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 84%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
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Morehead State University is located in Morehead, KY, near Jefferson County (Louisville).

If you would like to see Morehead State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 64 to Morehead, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bluegrass Airport, Lexington, Kentucky.

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Morehead State University Application Deadline

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Morehead State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Morehead State University is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Morehead State University is like? There are approximately 8,810 students enrolled at Morehead State University, including 8,230 undergraduate students and 580 graduate students. 55% percent of students attend school full-time, 85% percent are from KY and 15% percent of students are from other states.


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