College Spotlight: Morehead University

Lauren Wildoner, Messenger Reporter and Photography Coordinator

Morehead State University


  • Located in Morehead, KY
  • Morehead has a 89% acceptance rate
  • Average $7,498 tuition per year


“MSU has a great familial atmosphere. We’re not a particularly small college, so there’s a diverse group of people for you to become friends with and learn from. At the same time, we’re small enough that you don’t feel lost in a sea of people. There are so many different groups on campus.” -MSU alumni (


  • Morehead State University is ranked #72 in Regional Universities South
  • Associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master’s degree, and postmaster certificate are offered at Morehead State University
  • Ranked #72 in Regional Universities in the south
  • Morehead State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 61 majors.
  • The most popular concentrations are Education, General Studies, Business, Nursing, and Social Work.