- 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.
Murray State College serves 2,172 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 2,172 students
- In-state tuition: $4,148
- Out-state tuition: $10,068
- Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
- Minority enrollment: 46%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
The teacher population of 195 teachers has grown by 107% over five years.
Murray State College
(OK) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Murray State College has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Murray State College diversity score of 0.66 is equal to the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $4,148 is more than the state average of $3,475. The in-state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,068 is more than the state average of $7,963. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
- 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Murray State College cost?
Murray State College's tuition is approximately $4,148 for In-State students and $10,068 for Out-State students.
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