Murray State College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,611
12.8% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$13,159
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
14.9%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
2,172
41.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
29.2%
131 Graduates

About

Murray State College is a higher education institution located in Johnston County, OK. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Murray State College were .

In 2020, 327 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Murray State College. 74.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (177 degrees), 2.85 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (62 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Murray State College is $4,611, which is $−3,369 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Murray State College is $4,611, which is $−3,369 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,159.

In 2020, 54% of undergraduate students attending Murray State College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,611
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Murray State College was $4,611. The cost of tuition at Murray State College is $−3,369 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$13,159
2020 Value
14.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Murray State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,159. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Murray State College grew by 14.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,390
Room and Board
$2,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Murray State College was of $7,390 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,400. The cost of room and board increased by 13.3% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 62.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Murray State College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 15.6% with respect to 2019, when 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
14.9%
2018 Default Rate
70
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Murray State College was 14.9%, which represents 70 out of the 471 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Murray State College has a total enrollment of 2,172 students. The full-time enrollment at Murray State College is 908 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,264. This means that 41.8% of students enrolled at Murray State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Murray State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.4% White, 21.1% Two or More Races, 9.67% Hispanic or Latino, 4.97% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.35% Black or African American, 0.506% Asian, and 0.046% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Murray State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.6%), followed by Two or More Races Female (14.3%) and White Male (12.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Murray State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,172 students. The full-time enrollment at Murray State College is 908 and the part-time enrollment is 1,264. This means that 41.8% of students enrolled at Murray State College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Murray State College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Murray State College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,139
  2. Two or More Races
    458
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    210

The enrolled student population at Murray State College is 52.4% White, 21.1% Two or More Races, 9.67% Hispanic or Latino, 4.97% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.35% Black or African American, 0.506% Asian, and 0.046% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 23 students (1.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 161 more women than men received degrees from Murray State College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Murray State College is white (177 degrees awarded). There were 2.85 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (62 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Murray State College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Murray State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (10 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (119 degrees), and Health (98 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Murray State College are Registered nurses (1,352,746 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (234,043 people), Other managers (197,139 people), Medical & health services managers (184,339 people), and Physicians (156,090 people).

The most specialized majors at Murray State College are Agriculture (10 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (119 degrees), Health (98 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), and Psychology (14 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Murray State College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Murray State College are Agriculture (10 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (119 degrees), Health (98 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), and Psychology (14 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Murray State College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,616,303 people), Elementary & secondary schools (640,065 people), Outpatient care centers (339,918 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (334,899 people), and Offices of physicians (228,220 people).

The most specialized majors at Murray State College are Agriculture (10 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (119 degrees), Health (98 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), and Psychology (14 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Murray State College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Murray State College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

83
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
244
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 83 degrees were awarded to men at Murray State College, which is 0.34 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (244).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 38 degrees were awarded to men at Murray State College in General Studies, which is 0.469 times less than the 81 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 81 degrees were awarded to women at Murray State College in General Studies, which is 2.13 times more than the 38 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
25%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 14% of students graduating from Murray State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Murray State College is Male and Two or More Races (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.53% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    177 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    62 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Murray State College is white (177 degrees awarded). There were 2.85 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (62 degrees).

0.917% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    138 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races Female
    48 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Murray State College is white female (138 degrees awarded). There were 2.88 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races female (48 degrees).

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Operations

Murray State College has an endowment valued at nearly $25.1k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−NaNk%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Murray State College had a total salary expenditure of $21.7M. Murray State College employs 38 Instructors, 9 Assistant professors, and 6 Professors. Most academics at Murray State College are Male Instructors (20), Female Instructors(18), and Female Assistant professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Murray State College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, Service, with 13 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$25.1k
2020 Endowment
0.00398%
growth from 2019

Murray State College has an endowment valued at about $25.1k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Murray State College grew 0.00398% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.4M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.76M - Federal
  2. $188k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Murray State College received $1.76M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $188k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.76M
2020 Salaries
8.42%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Murray State College paid a median of $8.76M in salaries, which represents 40.4% of their overall expenditure ($21.7M) and a 8.42% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.8% decline from 2018 and a 2.17% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.62M
Instructional Salaries
54
Number of Employees

In 2020, Murray State College paid a total of $2.62M to 54 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
38 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Murray State College were Instructor with 38 employees; Assistant professor with 9 employees; and Assistant professor with 6 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Murray State College were Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees; Service with 13 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Murray State College was Male Instructor with 20 employees, Female Instructor with 18 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Murray State College.

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