Murray State University is located southwestern part of Kentucy in the city of Murray. Located in the heart of the Jackson Purchase, Murray State University is a nationally recognized public university in the United States that is home to nearly 9,000 students from the United States and approximately 46 countries. Murray is a small city that has a population of approximately 20,000. The university is approximately 24 km from the beautiful Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, which offers hiking, elk and bison viewing, birding, 1850s historic buildings, planetarium, fishing, boating, swimming, and a large wildlife population. The city is approximately 2 hours away from Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee.
Language(s) of Instruction: English (English. IELTS socre of 6.0, TOEFL score of 71, Duolino Socre of 100. Other scores listed on exchange student website)
Semester Dates: Winter Semester: August-December / Summer Semester: January- May
Course Offerings: http://campus.murraystate.edu/classes/schedule.html
Costs: There are no tuition costs for studying at Murray State University. Additional costs that must be considered are accommodations, meals, and cost of living and a fee for the usage of the Facilties such as Sport Center/Health center etc. (+/- 700 Euro)
Exchange Places: 2 per academic year
Student Housing: Exchange students may live on campus in the residential colleges or they may choose to live off-campus if they are 21 years or older. Information about the residential college format can be found at https://murraystate.edu/campus/ResidentialColleges/index.aspx. Information about costs can be found at https://murraystate.edu/campus/Housing/index.aspxStudent Support: Exchange students will be provided a shuttle service from Nashville International Airport to Murrray State University. Assistance will be provided in checking in to the residential colleges and trips to local stores will be provided to purchase any necessary items after arriving on campus. An online orientation prior to arriving will be given and a follow up in person orientation (when applicable) will be provided upon arrival. Assistance with setting up a bank account and other services will be offered.
Students with Disabilities: Inforamtion can be found at https://murraystate.edu/headermenu/administration/StudentAffairs/departments/StudentDisabilityServices/index.aspx
Estimated CO₂ emissions for round-trip plane travel from Frankfurt Airport to Nashville
Number of trees that must be planted to cancel out this CO₂ emission
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