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Here’s the basic information about Murray State University at a glance. Be sure to check out the MSU Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:Murray State University
Address:218 Wells Hall
MurrayKY, 42071-3318
Phone Number:(270) 809-3011
Type:Academic, Recreational, Adult Remedial
Awards:Less than 1 year, Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:Town
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:11207
Faculty Ratio:16 to 1

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  • What Your Kids are REALLY Saying: 36 Popular Expressions
    We live with them. We take care of them. We love them to distraction, but we are often completely in the dark about what exactly they are saying. Here are thirty-six words and phrases that you’ve heard, but haven’t quite figured out yet. Parents Guide to Their Kids’ Favorite Expressions 1. THICC(QQ) Looking good in […]
  • Hunger is a Problem at College That You Need to Know About
    Perhaps it has come up in conversation that your child has shared dining room “swipes” with other students, especially near the end of the semester. You don’t see it as a problem. Full meal plans are often generous, so much so that many students stock up on snacks at the end of the semester in […]
  • Why Every Mom Loved This Sweet Son’s Idea
    About a week ago, Cheryl Gottlieb Boxer dropped off her son at the train station to return for his second semester, freshman year at college. She says that the thing she misses most with her son gone is missing out on, “the little details of his day.” Distance made staying in touch with her normally […]
  • Mom With 3 Sons Imagines Life With Her “Perfect Daughter”
    Anna approached our car flipping her ponytail back and forth against her neck. She was skipping. She was smiling. My son was smiling, too, but not flipping his ponytail. He doesn’t have a ponytail. He also wasn’t skipping. He was sweating, big swaths of sweat.   Anna is my friend’s daughter. Recently, my husband and […]

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  • Murray State President Delivers Eggs To Student In Need
    CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/The Herald Leader)-- A Murray State University student wanted to make some cookies on her snow day, but ran into one issue...she needed a single egg. Some would head to the grocery store, but the harsh winter weather left Sydney Owen and her sorority sisters ...
  • MSU to perform 'Into the Woods'
    The 81st Annual Campus Lights, a long-standing Murray State University tradition, will take place Friday through Sunday in Lovett Auditorium. ... Murray State University's Campus Lights tradition will present its production of Stephen Sondheim's and James Lapine's "Into the Woods" beginning Friday.
  • Local couple risks their lives trying to rescue horses from burning barn
    Madison Moxley is a student at Murray State University. Split Rail Stable is where she boards her horse, Irate. Moxley says Irate was one of the horses inside the barn when it caught fire. “That tin where it's caved in, that's where his stall was,” says Moxley. “I keep saying thank you. But [the owners] […]


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