Murray State Makes Forbes Best College List Again
By MSU Public Relations
MURRAY - Forbes Magazine has recognized Murray State University on its "America's Best Colleges" list for 2019. This marks the 12th consecutive year the university has been included on the prestigious list since its inception.

The rankings are based on several categories, including on-time graduation rate, academic success, student satisfaction, alumni salary and student loan debt. 

Murray State offers 143 academic programs within six diverse colleges for undergraduate and graduate students seeking to achieve their personal and professional aspirations. Students come from 46 countries and 45 states.

Based on recent University reports, 69 percent of Murray State graduates are employed within three months, and 23 percent of graduates continued their education within three months of graduation.

"Forbes' recognition of Murray State University, now for the 12th consecutive year, indicates that students can immerse themselves in an opportunity-rich living and learning community that is both engaging and empowering, and upon graduation, can pursue excellence in their chosen career path,"  said Murray State President Dr. Bob Jackson. "We're particularly proud of how this methodology affirms the high-value, high-quality educational experience that our institution has provided for nearly 100 years." 

Published 10:00 AM, Sunday Aug. 25, 2019
Updated 05:57 AM, Monday Aug. 26, 2019

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