Murray State College

  • 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 2,143 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is more than the state average of 50%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Murray State College(OK) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High TraditionalBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty94 staff59 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Murray State College has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The Murray State College diversity score of 0.70 is less than the state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,143 students1,737 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:127:1
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# Full-Time Students1,004 students781 students
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# Part-Time Students1,139 students956 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-300
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% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
9%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
7%
8%
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% Black
2%
8%
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% White
48%
50%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
18%
9%
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% Non Resident races
18%
9%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.700.71
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College Completion Rate
27%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,100$33,300
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,148 is more than the state average of $3,556. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,068 is more than the state average of $8,161. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,148$3,556
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,068$8,161
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid76%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,349$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,333$5,552
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Source: 2019 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Murray State College is Grayson College (39.4 miles away).
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  • 4,372 students | 39.40 Mi6101 Grayson Drive
    Denison, TX 75020
    (903) 415-2592
    39.404,372
  • 10,525 students | 53.30 Mi1525 W California Street
    Gainesville, TX 76240
    (940) 668-7731
    53.3010,525
  • 1,895 students | 66.50 Mi2701 Boren Blvd
    Seminole, OK 74868
    (405) 382-9950
    66.501,895
  • 33,668 students | 76.90 Mi3452 Spur 399
    McKinney, TX 75069
    (972) 881-5790
    76.9033,668
  • St. Gregory's University
    Private, non-profit
    649 students | 76.90 Mi1900 W MacArthur
    Shawnee, OK 74804
    (405) 878-5100
    76.90649
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Did You Know?
For Oklahoma public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,556 per year for in-state students and $8,161 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,387 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Oklahoma is 54%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Oklahoma community colleges have a diversity score of 0.71, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma is Bacone College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.