National recognition is one of many recent accolades the University has received regarding value, quality and student engagement and success

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has been recognized as part of the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education “Best Colleges 2021” college rankings list.

The rankings list is generated from four pillars, each of which represents a key area in teaching excellence: resources, engagement, outputs and environment. Murray State ranked in the upper 30 percent among all schools nationally in student engagement, based on metrics including interactions with faculty, collaborative learning, social engagement on campus, career impact, student willingness to recommend to others and the student choosing to attend Murray State if the individual has the opportunity to choose again.

Murray State University has been recognized as part of the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education “Best Colleges 2021” college rankings list.
Murray State University has been recognized as part of the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education “Best Colleges 2021” college rankings list.

Speaking to the University’s regional and national reputation of providing a high-impact college experience for its students, Murray State is ranked both nationally and within the southern region.

All within the past month, Murray State has received the following recognitions:

  • “Top-Tier University” by U.S. News & World Report – 30 consecutive years
  • “Best Bang for the Buck” – Washington Monthly
  • “2020 Best College” – Money Magazine
  • “2021 Best Colleges in America” – Niche

Students interested in joining the Racer Family for the fall 2021 semester can learn more, schedule a virtual or on-campus visit and apply for admission at admissions.murraystate.edu.

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