National Rankings

Current rankings

A "Top Tier" university in academic quality for 27 consecutive years – 1992-2018
             - U.S. News & World Report

Ranked 32nd Best Regional University among all public and private universities in the southern region. – 2018
             - U.S. News & World Report

Ranked 11th Top Public Regional University among all public universities in the southern region – 2018
             - U.S. News & World Report

Recognized as the top four-year college in Kentucky by Schools.com
             - - Schools.com

Murray State ranked  "Best Bang for the Buck" - 2015-2017
             - Washington Monthly

Murray State ranked as a Military Friendly School - 2011-2017  
             -Military Friendly

Ranked 21st among all regional universities in the south on the U.S. News & World Report "2018 Best Colleges for Veterans." 
           - U.S. News & World Report

Ranked 12th Top Public Regional University among all public universities in the southern region – 2017
             - U.S. News & World Report

 Ranked on the "America's Best Colleges" list ten consecutive years. – 2008-2017
             - Forbes

"Great Colleges to Work For" 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
             - The Chronicle for Higher Education

One of America's Best Colleges - 2016
             - Money Magazine

In the Top 14 nine consecutive years among all public master's universities. – 2006-2014
             - U.S. News & World Report

Online M.B.A. program ranked as one of the best in the country. –2014
             - U.S. News & World Report

Rankings current as of Fall 2017.