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Murray State University

Average School Rating

Rated 3.4/5

Average School Difficulty

3.5/5

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Murray State University, located in KY, was ranked #28 out of 310 ranked universities in the US in 2016.

On StudySoup we currently have 10,943 notetakers from Murray State University who over the last few years have created 408 documents across 331 classes in 60 subjects.

www.murraystate.edu 218 Wells Hall Murray KY 42071-3318 (270) 809-3011
Undergrad Students
9,172
Total Students
10,943
Acceptance Rate
82%
Study Materials
408
Reviews
122
Prof. Reviews
152
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Admissions

How hard is it to get into Murray State University?

Acceptance Rate

79%

In the 2013 school year, 4,760 applicants applied to Murray State University. Out of which 3,806 of the applicants were admitted and 161,840 enrolled.

Enrollment

How many students go to Murray State University?

Total Enrollment


10,943



The enrollment breakdown at Murray State University includes 1,618 Freshmen which make up 14% of the student body. There are 9,172 undergraduate students, which count for 83% and 1,771 graduate students who make up the remaining 16%.

Academics

What percentage of students graduate from Murray State University?

4 Year Graduation Rate

53%

At Murray State University, 53% of the students graduate or transfer.

School Reviews (50)


Internet

Rated 3.7/5

Campus

Rated 4.3/5

Library

Rated 4.0/5

Happiness

Rated 4.1/5

Clubs

Rated 3.7/5

Location

Rated 4.3/5

Social

Rated 3.8/5

Food

Rated 3.2/5

Opportunities

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Safety

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  • Overall school rating 3/5
    small town good people ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Came from another state just to study Physics engineering here. The focus in my department is news not creative and it's not at all what I want to do. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Murray is in the middle of nowhere, and you have to drive 45 minutes to get to civilization. Everyone from around here is friendly. People say there's nothing to do here but if you make so friends you're going to have things to do and places to go. Great smaller sized university with lots of options and opportunities. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    awful town, good school though. It is super affordable and very friendly. The professors are always available to help you and want you to do well. The dorms are located by each other with makes socializing easy. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    If you're not greek, you're a geek at this school It's not great, but it's really all about the people you hang out with that make it better. It's really cute town but if you're not used to small town life it gets really boring after about six months or so. The professors actually want you to succeed which is great. The education and music departments are wonderful. My only big problem with MSU is the housing/ housing department. The dorms are either nice but outrageous or gross and still pretty outrageous and the housing department is slow to respond. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Murray has become home over the past couple of years and I'm glad I came here. I feel like an individual rather than a number. The faculty and staff truly care about me as a person, and are willing to help me to succeed. This has truly become home. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Chemistry professors are horrible and care more about ACS than students I am glad to have choosen MSU for my master's. The campus is so huge and awesome. Technically whole town is covered with the university campus. Lots of foreign students, beautiful girls. So much fun around the campus. I rate 10/10 for MSU. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    I absolutely loved my time at Murray State University! People are so nice anywhere you go and you will automatically feel like you belong. No matter who you are, people will accept you. There is so much diversity and I feel so safe, even to walk around at night. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    This is such a wonderful school. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    College is what you make of it. Since its a University town, there are a lot of places to eat off campus (which is good because Winslow leaves something to be desired). Most everyone is friendly and there are a lot of on-campus activities. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I love the campus and the people I've found within my department but the opportunities are just... not very there. I chose it because of its small town feel and the Racer Band. The community supports the college and this town is one of the friendliest small towns in America! I'm proud to be a Racer! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I love this university! . No regrets. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    It is what you make of it, not the best but far from the worst. I transferred to MSU from another university and I haven't regretted it. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Well respected school, but i have issues with advisors & professors that really don't care about students. most are there to get the lecture in & move on. good scholarships available. very southern community if you are into that. time consuming to communicate with faculty. there are things this school needs to work on, but overall its a good school ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    Murray State University has a beautiful campus and a wide arrange of people attending. Everyone is willing to help, faculty and students. The admissions process was the easiest I went through when applying to schools. The campus is beautiful and easy to navigate. It's an overall great school. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 2/5
    It is a nice place, pretty boring and many professors here who are not good at teaching but usually willing to help you. If you want to go into Social Work go to another school the program here is a mess. It has been a great place to network, and through your own personal networking internships can arise. While I love Murray State, I absolutely hate living in Murray. There's is nothing to do here, very boring! cannot wait to graduate! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    People underestimate Murray because it is in a small town in Kentucky but the campus is absolutely beautiful and Murray was rated number one friendliest town in America. It is a truly wonderful place to live and learn. All of my professors were interested in their students and want to help students learn. Everyone on campus and in town is very friendly. While Murray is a relatively small school, the opportunities are absolutely unlimited! The town is small and nice, you don't have to worry about crime or anything. The people are great and the teachers are for the most part very good at what they do. I don't regret choosing this school at all, and I recommend people to attend here! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Great Campus in a great town. Oh, and we have the best president EVER. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Murray is a great place. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    Best place to go to school It is probably my favorite place in the world. Everyone is SO INCREDIBLY nice, and there is such a sense of community!! Add that to the fact that students from here go off and do HUGE things, and it's perfect!! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Overall, I've had a good experience here so far. The quality of the teachers is pretty great, with most of them being quite helpful and knowledgable. Food selection is nonexistent-- don't even go looking for anything healthy, it's all fast food. Grounds need an update and more upkeep, but not horrible. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Small town, great people. Everyone here is friendly and you'll feel comfortable quickly. There is a lot to do and the food could be way worse. I'm glad I choose Murray State. Campus is all in one pretty central location easy to access and get to. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I love Murray State as a school, great professors who really take an interest in your learning and career goals. Because of the military, I have attended several schools. I am finishing up here at Murray. Very few online offerings and tuition is ridiculous for the few online classes that are offered. Caters mainly to traditional students. Also, veterans services are horrible. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 2/5
    This is my first and last semester here and this place is not cool. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I absolutely love Murray and I live out-of-state. The club activities are amazing, and the campus is well kept. I'm very happy to be going here. It is affordable and in a good location for me. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 2/5
    Can't wait to leave. Many of the teachers I've had do not care about me or my education and don't care to teach or help in anyway! Also the rule of Some can pass, and the rest fail is asinine and ridiculous!!!! I was so happy when I found this school for Wildlife Bio but now I found a better school! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Couldn't ask for a better university! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    Murray State University is the college of my dreams. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 2/5
    Seems like a great place for undergraduate degrees. After transferring from a much larger state school, I was let down by many aspects of the school outside of the classroom. Do not come here looking for a party school ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    murray is a small town with so much to do! you have to go out away from campus and visit this town, it has so much history and culture. Only down side is Murray still lives in prohibition and you can't buy alcohol in the town. Tennessee is only 15 minutes away though and you can buy it there. We have bars and its legal to drink, just kind of a pain. Besides that I would put this campus against any other in terms of beauty. Top notch education and greek life. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    I was at a small community college first and then transferred to a private university and hated it, and then eventually ended up here at Murray and am now realizing that I should have been here years ago. Housing on campus is improving, the environment is nothing short of excellent, the campus is beautiful (and not enormously large), and the classrooms are student friendly in size and material. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I couldn't see myself at any other university! Almost all of the people are friendly and the school is big enough to have reasonable sized classes and a chance to meet a new friend everyday. Love it here! The only downside is that there isn't much to do on the weekends, so everyone goes home. But other than that I love it! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    My first regret is noting having started sooner. The partying isnt out of control. I would definitely say the school is great for accountability and meeting genuine future connections. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I graduated from MSU in december 2012 after finishing my master's degree. Not a lot to do off campus but that's good when it comes to focusing on studies. Faculty and staff are helpful and friendly. There are a lot of churches for such a small town. Definitely a part of the Bible Belt. Facilities are well-maintained. Campus looks nice. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 1/5
    I am living at some kind of remote area. Racer Pride clearly runs through every student here at Murray State. The traditions are amazing! Basketball in The Bank, Racer Band at football games, All Campus Sing, the Greek Step Off, and Campus Lights (Longest running student run pro ducting). Long live RACER NATION! This is a conservative school with very little acceptance for liberal or moderate students. Food is terrible in the cafes, it's all packaged crap with the occasional salad and warmed, store-bought soup. Winslow's food is second rate and displaced. If you're a commuter it's out of the way. TRoomis ok ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Murray State is a nice university, but in the middle of nowhere. Requirements for example for part-time students are awful, especially communication about financial aid. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    It's okay. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Gorgeous campus, small town America. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    As an Indiana native, I absolutely love Murray. Strong traditions and major school spirit! Minor flaws, but are easily overshadowed by the beautiful campus and welcoming atmosphere. Attending Murray was the best decision I ever made! #RacerNation ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    Doesn't have transportation to other areas such as louisville . ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Murray State is a beautiful campus and all, just clickish here with different groups of majors. Nursing girls are the worst! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I was a transfer student from Illinois and my only regret is not coming here sooner! The community in Murray is amazing. It's a small town, but it's worth it. I'm from the city and adjusted immediately. The faculty are top notch. It is impossible to find one that you don't like as a person. You might not like their teaching, but you will like their personality and kindness. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    It's a wonderful school and I wouldn't want to be anywhere else!! Most everyone is friendly so the campus is just overall very welcoming. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    Murray State University is a beautiful school in a beautiful crevice of Western Kentucky. If you join a frat or a sorority it makes life a lot better too. Come check it out cause once you see it it's so beautiful you won't want to leave. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    An amazing university with committed and focused professors. I couldn't be any happier. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    I love it here and never want to leave but sadly I have too. Their is something for everybody and teachers are very helpful! You get a great education, without feeling lost in a huge university! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    I absolutely LOVE it here. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    The only thing that is big downside to this campus is the parking permit you have to purchase, which is $75. However, the location in such a rural area makes it hard to find things to do on weekends and such. Career opportunities here are good and internships are easy to find. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I'm so glad I came to Murray State University! i would not have any other school now that i have been here. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    For my major Murray is a decent place to go. ...Continue reading

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  • Overall school rating 3/5
    small town good people ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Came from another state just to study Physics engineering here. The focus in my department is news not creative and it's not at all what I want to do. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Murray is in the middle of nowhere, and you have to drive 45 minutes to get to civilization. Everyone from around here is friendly. People say there's nothing to do here but if you make so friends you're going to have things to do and places to go. Great smaller sized university with lots of options and opportunities. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    awful town, good school though. It is super affordable and very friendly. The professors are always available to help you and want you to do well. The dorms are located by each other with makes socializing easy. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    If you're not greek, you're a geek at this school It's not great, but it's really all about the people you hang out with that make it better. It's really cute town but if you're not used to small town life it gets really boring after about six months or so. The professors actually want you to succeed which is great. The education and music departments are wonderful. My only big problem with MSU is the housing/ housing department. The dorms are either nice but outrageous or gross and still pretty outrageous and the housing department is slow to respond. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Murray has become home over the past couple of years and I'm glad I came here. I feel like an individual rather than a number. The faculty and staff truly care about me as a person, and are willing to help me to succeed. This has truly become home. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Chemistry professors are horrible and care more about ACS than students I am glad to have choosen MSU for my master's. The campus is so huge and awesome. Technically whole town is covered with the university campus. Lots of foreign students, beautiful girls. So much fun around the campus. I rate 10/10 for MSU. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    I absolutely loved my time at Murray State University! People are so nice anywhere you go and you will automatically feel like you belong. No matter who you are, people will accept you. There is so much diversity and I feel so safe, even to walk around at night. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    This is such a wonderful school. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    College is what you make of it. Since its a University town, there are a lot of places to eat off campus (which is good because Winslow leaves something to be desired). Most everyone is friendly and there are a lot of on-campus activities. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I love the campus and the people I've found within my department but the opportunities are just... not very there. I chose it because of its small town feel and the Racer Band. The community supports the college and this town is one of the friendliest small towns in America! I'm proud to be a Racer! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I love this university! . No regrets. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    It is what you make of it, not the best but far from the worst. I transferred to MSU from another university and I haven't regretted it. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Well respected school, but i have issues with advisors & professors that really don't care about students. most are there to get the lecture in & move on. good scholarships available. very southern community if you are into that. time consuming to communicate with faculty. there are things this school needs to work on, but overall its a good school ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    Murray State University has a beautiful campus and a wide arrange of people attending. Everyone is willing to help, faculty and students. The admissions process was the easiest I went through when applying to schools. The campus is beautiful and easy to navigate. It's an overall great school. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 2/5
    It is a nice place, pretty boring and many professors here who are not good at teaching but usually willing to help you. If you want to go into Social Work go to another school the program here is a mess. It has been a great place to network, and through your own personal networking internships can arise. While I love Murray State, I absolutely hate living in Murray. There's is nothing to do here, very boring! cannot wait to graduate! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    People underestimate Murray because it is in a small town in Kentucky but the campus is absolutely beautiful and Murray was rated number one friendliest town in America. It is a truly wonderful place to live and learn. All of my professors were interested in their students and want to help students learn. Everyone on campus and in town is very friendly. While Murray is a relatively small school, the opportunities are absolutely unlimited! The town is small and nice, you don't have to worry about crime or anything. The people are great and the teachers are for the most part very good at what they do. I don't regret choosing this school at all, and I recommend people to attend here! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Great Campus in a great town. Oh, and we have the best president EVER. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Murray is a great place. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    Best place to go to school It is probably my favorite place in the world. Everyone is SO INCREDIBLY nice, and there is such a sense of community!! Add that to the fact that students from here go off and do HUGE things, and it's perfect!! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Overall, I've had a good experience here so far. The quality of the teachers is pretty great, with most of them being quite helpful and knowledgable. Food selection is nonexistent-- don't even go looking for anything healthy, it's all fast food. Grounds need an update and more upkeep, but not horrible. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Small town, great people. Everyone here is friendly and you'll feel comfortable quickly. There is a lot to do and the food could be way worse. I'm glad I choose Murray State. Campus is all in one pretty central location easy to access and get to. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I love Murray State as a school, great professors who really take an interest in your learning and career goals. Because of the military, I have attended several schools. I am finishing up here at Murray. Very few online offerings and tuition is ridiculous for the few online classes that are offered. Caters mainly to traditional students. Also, veterans services are horrible. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 2/5
    This is my first and last semester here and this place is not cool. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I absolutely love Murray and I live out-of-state. The club activities are amazing, and the campus is well kept. I'm very happy to be going here. It is affordable and in a good location for me. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 2/5
    Can't wait to leave. Many of the teachers I've had do not care about me or my education and don't care to teach or help in anyway! Also the rule of Some can pass, and the rest fail is asinine and ridiculous!!!! I was so happy when I found this school for Wildlife Bio but now I found a better school! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Couldn't ask for a better university! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    Murray State University is the college of my dreams. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 2/5
    Seems like a great place for undergraduate degrees. After transferring from a much larger state school, I was let down by many aspects of the school outside of the classroom. Do not come here looking for a party school ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    murray is a small town with so much to do! you have to go out away from campus and visit this town, it has so much history and culture. Only down side is Murray still lives in prohibition and you can't buy alcohol in the town. Tennessee is only 15 minutes away though and you can buy it there. We have bars and its legal to drink, just kind of a pain. Besides that I would put this campus against any other in terms of beauty. Top notch education and greek life. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    I was at a small community college first and then transferred to a private university and hated it, and then eventually ended up here at Murray and am now realizing that I should have been here years ago. Housing on campus is improving, the environment is nothing short of excellent, the campus is beautiful (and not enormously large), and the classrooms are student friendly in size and material. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I couldn't see myself at any other university! Almost all of the people are friendly and the school is big enough to have reasonable sized classes and a chance to meet a new friend everyday. Love it here! The only downside is that there isn't much to do on the weekends, so everyone goes home. But other than that I love it! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    My first regret is noting having started sooner. The partying isnt out of control. I would definitely say the school is great for accountability and meeting genuine future connections. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I graduated from MSU in december 2012 after finishing my master's degree. Not a lot to do off campus but that's good when it comes to focusing on studies. Faculty and staff are helpful and friendly. There are a lot of churches for such a small town. Definitely a part of the Bible Belt. Facilities are well-maintained. Campus looks nice. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 1/5
    I am living at some kind of remote area. Racer Pride clearly runs through every student here at Murray State. The traditions are amazing! Basketball in The Bank, Racer Band at football games, All Campus Sing, the Greek Step Off, and Campus Lights (Longest running student run pro ducting). Long live RACER NATION! This is a conservative school with very little acceptance for liberal or moderate students. Food is terrible in the cafes, it's all packaged crap with the occasional salad and warmed, store-bought soup. Winslow's food is second rate and displaced. If you're a commuter it's out of the way. TRoomis ok ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Murray State is a nice university, but in the middle of nowhere. Requirements for example for part-time students are awful, especially communication about financial aid. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    It's okay. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Gorgeous campus, small town America. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    As an Indiana native, I absolutely love Murray. Strong traditions and major school spirit! Minor flaws, but are easily overshadowed by the beautiful campus and welcoming atmosphere. Attending Murray was the best decision I ever made! #RacerNation ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    Doesn't have transportation to other areas such as louisville . ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    Murray State is a beautiful campus and all, just clickish here with different groups of majors. Nursing girls are the worst! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I was a transfer student from Illinois and my only regret is not coming here sooner! The community in Murray is amazing. It's a small town, but it's worth it. I'm from the city and adjusted immediately. The faculty are top notch. It is impossible to find one that you don't like as a person. You might not like their teaching, but you will like their personality and kindness. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    It's a wonderful school and I wouldn't want to be anywhere else!! Most everyone is friendly so the campus is just overall very welcoming. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    Murray State University is a beautiful school in a beautiful crevice of Western Kentucky. If you join a frat or a sorority it makes life a lot better too. Come check it out cause once you see it it's so beautiful you won't want to leave. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    An amazing university with committed and focused professors. I couldn't be any happier. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    I love it here and never want to leave but sadly I have too. Their is something for everybody and teachers are very helpful! You get a great education, without feeling lost in a huge university! ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 4/5
    I absolutely LOVE it here. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    The only thing that is big downside to this campus is the parking permit you have to purchase, which is $75. However, the location in such a rural area makes it hard to find things to do on weekends and such. Career opportunities here are good and internships are easy to find. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    I'm so glad I came to Murray State University! i would not have any other school now that i have been here. ...Continue reading

  • Overall school rating 3/5
    For my major Murray is a decent place to go. ...Continue reading

Professor Reviews (30)


  • Class rating 3/5
    Wattier was a very good instructor and all of his tests/quizzes were easy as all of the information you needed to know was in the textbook, however he doesn't tell you what is going to be on them. His discussions were very hard and I couldn't get above a 75% on any of them, but still have an A in the class. I would take him again. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 4/5
    lots of fun and is really laid back. she does expect you to do your work and turn it in on time. she tells you everything that will be on the exam and gives you a stud guide with extra stuff so you wont know what the exam will look like exactly but is extremely helpful. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    Best teacher I had. Easy A in his class. He loves class. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    He's tough but you will learn a lot. This is my third class of his that I've taken. I would take more if offered. He likes when you participate during class. He makes you laugh and even though he's a little old, he's really cool and a fav. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    this class is intense in the fact that it requires a lot of reading and writing (essays, papers, tests.) blue books are used for tests. Participate and read, you will be fine I hated history before his class and now I love it. His teaching style is lecture,but he tells you exactly what he wants you to know,so how hard can it really be&#63 Read your book,come to class,and take notes...the secret to success in Belue's class. He is also very understanding, just stay after class and talk to him. He's amazing! ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 3/5
    At first I really liked him and enjoyed his lectures but as the semester went on it became less of a class thing and more of him just talking. can convince him of online test, take it with a friend and you can google all the answers. never takes attendance Don't expect to get your papers back or graded until the day before finals. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    Trantham is hands down the best professor I have ever had. He's kind of a nerd and has a little bit of a stutter sometimes but overall he keeps his lectures interesting. He likes to joke and makes a government class less boring. Would take again He challenges you and prepares you for the real world. If your on the fence about taking one of his classes you should! I've yet to meet another professor who genuinely cares about every student in the class. I enjoyed learning from such an inspiring professor. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 3/5
    chapter summaries are due before the chapter is discussed in class. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 3/5
    Professor Trantham is a really cool guy. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 2/5
    His lectures are very long and boring and his tests do not specifically cover everything he talks about. He gives an attendance grade and assigns one big paper which helps your grade tremendously. He also gives basically unlimited extra credit. Tests are very tough though. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    If you have the chance to take this class with Vance, do it. He's opinionated,but respects everyone. The lectures are group-based and overall really interesting. I would take this class again and every class Vance teaches. You'll have chapter summaries, but if you do them, then you'll do awesome on exams. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 1/5
    Dr. Rose is a kind man when you speak to him personally, but he isn't the best professor. He crams info down your throat during a horribly boring lecture. Most of what he talks about in class isn't even covered on his tests. His assignments make no sense, and he makes you redo them if your opinion doesn't line up with his. Also very conservative. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 2/5
    If you aren't good at math avoid at all cost! If you haven't had Algebra in a while avoid at all cost! Study hard and pray you do good on the final. There are 4 tests 10 questions each. She does give partial credit which helps a lot! ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 3/5
    He has cancelled class constantly, with no notifications or prior warning. He doesn't lecture us for a month and then scolds us for not being experts on the material. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 2/5
    So boring So many notes ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    I was really surprised to see so many people on here dogging her. Obviously they did something to piss her off bc she's great. I turned in a paper worth 5% of my final grade 9 days late and still got a 100. Everyone saying they took AP and got such a high ACT score aren't doing something right because you literally do the work for participation ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    She is an awesome professor a d extremely helpful. Super nice and will even help you with class work that's nice even her's. She cares about her students and does answer questions and emails you no matter what!! ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 2/5
    Long lectures, jumped around a lot. Cuts up and makes it a fun class if you can understand his humor. Long reading assignments daily and tests are tough ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 3/5
    fadden is an extremely nice person. you can tell he really cares about students. his class requires a lot of time, but really it is just memorization. must attend lab to pass, but not lecture. use laptop to take notes, not by hand. he is always available for office hours,so drop by. he will remember you and it will help you later. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 3/5
    hardest class i have ever taken. be ready to dedicate your life to it. mccreary himself is super nice. he is more than willing to help outside of class and is there for the students. he keeps the lectures as interesting as possible. i didnt do well in his class, but totally not his fault. stickler for rules in the lab. MAKE SURE TO ASK QUESTIONS! ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 4/5
    Good teacher, but he jams his tea party political beliefs down his student's throats. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    I highly recommend anyone to take Ms. Pat. I LOVE her to death she is the most caring professor I have ever had at Murray State University!! She lectures every class, sometime you watch short films be sure to pay attention you will be tested over the films on test. She usually gives 3 to 4 test and 1 or 2 videos with 5 to 10 questions. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 2/5
    Avoid at all cost. I have spent over 42 hours working on homework for this class to have a b in it. He is rude, unhelpful, and pretentious. You won't be able to get his tests done in the time allowed and when confronted about it he has an Oh Well attitude. Not willing to help students and going to his office is pointless. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    In one word nice teacher and very helpful ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 1/5
    Andrew Black is an awful professor. I will never take him again if I have a choice. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 4/5
    Awesome professor! If you take the time to put yourself into the classhomework, she will help you to understand anyway that she possibly can. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    Mrs. Mailow is an awesome teacher. Just study over her power points and you will do fine. She gives you the different types of diseases you need to know for the test and is always there to answer a question for you and still lets you learn on your own. She makes learning fun! ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 3/5
    She has a thick accent but it's not that bad. She explains things well. You are expected to read outside of class and she is extremely helpful if you go to her office for help. I am an econ major and I personally feel that she is the easiest and most complete professor in the department. Her tech policy is stupid but you can live wo your phone. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 1/5
    This woman is impossible! She is such a tough grader and gives no explanation on why you received that grade. Nasty attitude, not helpful, tedious and uninspired projects, I could go on and on about all the things wrong with her class. Just avoid her at all costs, she is simply terrible! ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    Excellent teacher. He is very clear and helpful. Recommend if you have a real interest in learning. ...Continue reading

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  • Class rating 3/5
    Wattier was a very good instructor and all of his tests/quizzes were easy as all of the information you needed to know was in the textbook, however he doesn't tell you what is going to be on them. His discussions were very hard and I couldn't get above a 75% on any of them, but still have an A in the class. I would take him again. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 4/5
    lots of fun and is really laid back. she does expect you to do your work and turn it in on time. she tells you everything that will be on the exam and gives you a stud guide with extra stuff so you wont know what the exam will look like exactly but is extremely helpful. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    Best teacher I had. Easy A in his class. He loves class. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    He's tough but you will learn a lot. This is my third class of his that I've taken. I would take more if offered. He likes when you participate during class. He makes you laugh and even though he's a little old, he's really cool and a fav. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    this class is intense in the fact that it requires a lot of reading and writing (essays, papers, tests.) blue books are used for tests. Participate and read, you will be fine I hated history before his class and now I love it. His teaching style is lecture,but he tells you exactly what he wants you to know,so how hard can it really be&#63 Read your book,come to class,and take notes...the secret to success in Belue's class. He is also very understanding, just stay after class and talk to him. He's amazing! ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 3/5
    At first I really liked him and enjoyed his lectures but as the semester went on it became less of a class thing and more of him just talking. can convince him of online test, take it with a friend and you can google all the answers. never takes attendance Don't expect to get your papers back or graded until the day before finals. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    Trantham is hands down the best professor I have ever had. He's kind of a nerd and has a little bit of a stutter sometimes but overall he keeps his lectures interesting. He likes to joke and makes a government class less boring. Would take again He challenges you and prepares you for the real world. If your on the fence about taking one of his classes you should! I've yet to meet another professor who genuinely cares about every student in the class. I enjoyed learning from such an inspiring professor. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 3/5
    chapter summaries are due before the chapter is discussed in class. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 3/5
    Professor Trantham is a really cool guy. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 2/5
    His lectures are very long and boring and his tests do not specifically cover everything he talks about. He gives an attendance grade and assigns one big paper which helps your grade tremendously. He also gives basically unlimited extra credit. Tests are very tough though. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    If you have the chance to take this class with Vance, do it. He's opinionated,but respects everyone. The lectures are group-based and overall really interesting. I would take this class again and every class Vance teaches. You'll have chapter summaries, but if you do them, then you'll do awesome on exams. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 1/5
    Dr. Rose is a kind man when you speak to him personally, but he isn't the best professor. He crams info down your throat during a horribly boring lecture. Most of what he talks about in class isn't even covered on his tests. His assignments make no sense, and he makes you redo them if your opinion doesn't line up with his. Also very conservative. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 2/5
    If you aren't good at math avoid at all cost! If you haven't had Algebra in a while avoid at all cost! Study hard and pray you do good on the final. There are 4 tests 10 questions each. She does give partial credit which helps a lot! ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 3/5
    He has cancelled class constantly, with no notifications or prior warning. He doesn't lecture us for a month and then scolds us for not being experts on the material. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 2/5
    So boring So many notes ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    I was really surprised to see so many people on here dogging her. Obviously they did something to piss her off bc she's great. I turned in a paper worth 5% of my final grade 9 days late and still got a 100. Everyone saying they took AP and got such a high ACT score aren't doing something right because you literally do the work for participation ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    She is an awesome professor a d extremely helpful. Super nice and will even help you with class work that's nice even her's. She cares about her students and does answer questions and emails you no matter what!! ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 2/5
    Long lectures, jumped around a lot. Cuts up and makes it a fun class if you can understand his humor. Long reading assignments daily and tests are tough ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 3/5
    fadden is an extremely nice person. you can tell he really cares about students. his class requires a lot of time, but really it is just memorization. must attend lab to pass, but not lecture. use laptop to take notes, not by hand. he is always available for office hours,so drop by. he will remember you and it will help you later. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 3/5
    hardest class i have ever taken. be ready to dedicate your life to it. mccreary himself is super nice. he is more than willing to help outside of class and is there for the students. he keeps the lectures as interesting as possible. i didnt do well in his class, but totally not his fault. stickler for rules in the lab. MAKE SURE TO ASK QUESTIONS! ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 4/5
    Good teacher, but he jams his tea party political beliefs down his student's throats. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    I highly recommend anyone to take Ms. Pat. I LOVE her to death she is the most caring professor I have ever had at Murray State University!! She lectures every class, sometime you watch short films be sure to pay attention you will be tested over the films on test. She usually gives 3 to 4 test and 1 or 2 videos with 5 to 10 questions. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 2/5
    Avoid at all cost. I have spent over 42 hours working on homework for this class to have a b in it. He is rude, unhelpful, and pretentious. You won't be able to get his tests done in the time allowed and when confronted about it he has an Oh Well attitude. Not willing to help students and going to his office is pointless. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    In one word nice teacher and very helpful ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 1/5
    Andrew Black is an awful professor. I will never take him again if I have a choice. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 4/5
    Awesome professor! If you take the time to put yourself into the classhomework, she will help you to understand anyway that she possibly can. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    Mrs. Mailow is an awesome teacher. Just study over her power points and you will do fine. She gives you the different types of diseases you need to know for the test and is always there to answer a question for you and still lets you learn on your own. She makes learning fun! ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 3/5
    She has a thick accent but it's not that bad. She explains things well. You are expected to read outside of class and she is extremely helpful if you go to her office for help. I am an econ major and I personally feel that she is the easiest and most complete professor in the department. Her tech policy is stupid but you can live wo your phone. ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 1/5
    This woman is impossible! She is such a tough grader and gives no explanation on why you received that grade. Nasty attitude, not helpful, tedious and uninspired projects, I could go on and on about all the things wrong with her class. Just avoid her at all costs, she is simply terrible! ...Continue reading

  • Class rating 5/5
    Excellent teacher. He is very clear and helpful. Recommend if you have a real interest in learning. ...Continue reading


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