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Morehead State University

Morehead, KY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate90%
Acceptance Rate90%

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 school in the town of Morehead, KY. Morehead State University was founded in 1922. The college enrolls around 9,000 students per year, including 8,314 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Morehead State University

It is not difficult to get into Morehead State University. Around 90% of applicants get into Morehead State University each year. In 2022, 6,922 students applied to Morehead State University and 6,218 were admitted.

Morehead State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 90%
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 locatedin Morehead, KY, near the city of Jefferson County (Louisville).

If you are interested in seeing 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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Transfer Applications are Due

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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 9,000 students enrolled at Morehead State University, including 8,314 undergraduate students and 686 graduate students. 57% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from KY and 9% percent of students are from other states.


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