Murray State College

Tel: (580)371-2371
2,180 students
Public institution

Get admissions information on Murray State College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Murray State College provides opportunities to maximize student learning and personal growth. MSC offers 22 transfer degrees and nine associate of applied science degree that can be completed in two years or less.
School Highlights:
Murray State College serves 2,180 students (56% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Murray State College is the only community colleges within Johnston County, OK.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Murray State College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,180 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,180 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
1,212 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 968 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 15%
1%
% Asian -
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 5%
7%
% Black 3%
12%
% White 70%
66%
% Two or more races 7%
2%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.48
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,036 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 42% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,820 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,036 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,820 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Murray State College was established in accordance with an Act of the first legislature, approved May 20, 1908, which provided for "the establishment and maintenance of agriculture schools of secondary grade in each supreme court judicial district, with a branch agriculture experiment station and short courses in connection therewith." Murray State College is located in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, the county seat of Johnston County and originally founded as the capital of the Chickasaw Nation. One of the oldest towns in Oklahoma and rich in a background of historical and cultural associations, Tishomingo has grown as a city of homes, schools and churches. The School of Arts and Sciences supports all the degree programs, Associate in Science, Associate in Arts, and Associate in Applied Science, by providing the core courses required for graduation. The faculty are active in the President's Scholars program, cultural events, such as plays and art exhibits and Phi Theta Kappa, the junior college honorary society. The School of Applied Science includes degree programs in Agriculture, Business Management, Computer Science and Informaton Systems, Engineering, Nursing/Allied Health, and Veterinary Technology. The certificate programs are two-year technical and occupational programs which will prepare a student to enter the work force.

Get admissions information on Murray State College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Nearby Schools:

  • Town College Mi. Students
  • No schools listed.
Recent Articles
Free Tuition Could Come to a Community College Near You
Free Tuition Could Come to a Community College Near You
To encourage students to pursue higher education, some states are considering plans to offer zero-tuition programs at public community colleges. These programs could make college a reality for many young people, however, critics argue such programs would cost taxpayers a significant amount of money.
Community College Review Diversity Report: Which Campuses are Most Diverse?
What states are home to the most diverse and least diverse community colleges? In our exclusive diversity report, we analyze our data to determine how much diversity there is on community college campuses throughout the United States. In addition, learn about the benefits of attending a community college with a diverse student body.
More Accreditation Woes for California
The chancellor of the California Community College System, Bryce Harris, recently stated more than 20 community colleges in the state were at risk of losing accreditation. In the midst of problems with City College of San Francisco, some are beginning to question the credibility of the accreditors.