Morehead State University

Morehead, KY 40351
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Morehead State University is one of the eight public 4-year colleges in Kentucky. The campus is located in Morehead town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 10,580 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,346 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 969 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 72%). Every year 42% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students10,580
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 38
Bachelor's degree 9 54
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.1%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1930 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
03/01/1982 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
03/01/1991 - 12/31/2008
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2005 - Current

Admission

80%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT855 to 1035
ACT20 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $30

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$374/credit
In State Students$374/credit
Out of State Students$561/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$579/credit
In State Students$579/credit
Out of State Students$579/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $16,830 $16,830 $25,245
ADN 70 $26,180 $26,180 $39,270
BSN 125 $46,750 $46,750 $70,125
FNP 50 $28,950 $28,950 $28,950
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 96% of Morehead State University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 48% $4,473
Other Federal Grant 13% $500
State Grant & Scholarships 81% $2,541
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 64% $5,685
Federal Student Loans 63% $5,540
Private Loans 6% $8,351

$12,136

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,671
$30,001 to $48,000$10,892
$48,001 to $75,000$13,168
$75,001 to $110,000$15,481
Over $110,000$15,452

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Student Population

9,661

Undergrads

919

Graduates

6,360

Women

4,220

Men

57%

Full-time

43%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
90%
Black/African American
3%
Non-resident alien
2%
Hispanic
2%
Two or more races
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kentucky state board of nursing.

Morehead State University
University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351
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