Morehead State University

Morehead State University is a public co-educational university located in the US state of Kentucky. The campus is ranked among the safest in the nation.

MSU offers a variety of undergraduate programs through its departments and colleges (Caudill College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, College of Business and Public Affairs, College of Education, and College of Science and Technology). The University also offers an Online MBA program. The flexible nature of online delivery allows students to plan course schedules, and to complete their work from home or anywhere with an internet connection.

Notable MSU alumni include: Steve Hamilton (former MLB pitcher and former professional basketball player), Nelson Allen (former Kentucky state Senator), Kristie Hicks (former Miss Kentucky), Denny Doyle (former MLB second baseman), Bob McCann (former professional basketball player), Marsha Griffith (former Miss Kentucky), Walt Terrell (former MLB pitcher), etc.

Morehead State University established East Kentucky's first public radio station, WMKY, in 1965.


- Morehead State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and specialist degrees.

- The College of Business is an accredited member of AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

- In recognition of its academic programs, the University is accredited by the: American Bar Association approval of Paralegal Studies; American Veterinary Medical Association; Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs/Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography; Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; Council on Social Work Education - Baccalaureate Level; Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology; National Association of Industrial Technology; National Association of Schools of Music; National Association of Schools of Theatre; National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education; National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.


- Morehead State University is ranked 52nd among Regional Universities (South) by U.S.News & World Report (2011).

- It has been recognized as one of the top public universities in the South (USNWR 2007 edition of "America's Best Colleges"). U.S.News notes MSU offers 50 percent of classes with less than 20 students, which earned a third place ranking among top tier public universities on that key factor of student success.