Murray State College

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

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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.
The nearest community college is Grayson College (36.1 miles away).

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
1,287 students
Murray State College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,212 students
832 students
Murray State College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 968 students
1,021 students
Murray State College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Murray State College sch enrollment Murray State College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
15%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Murray State College Asian (2006-2010)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Murray State College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
3%
12%
Murray State College Black (2006-2012)
% White
70%
66%
Murray State College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
7%
2%
Murray State College More (2010-2012)
Murray State College sch ethnicity Murray State College sta ethnicity
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
Murray State College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,036 is less than the state average of $5,845. 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 $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,036 $5,845
Murray State College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,820 $10,047
Murray State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
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.

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For Oklahoma public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,242 per year for in-state students and $7,623 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $7,389 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Oklahoma is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Oklahoma community colleges have a 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. of 0.47, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Bacone College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.