Much more than a degree. MSU delivers quality academic programs. Nearly 100 degree programs are available on the 2-year, 4-year and graduate levels. We are ranked as one of the top public universities in the South by U.S.News & World Report. Much more to do. With more than 100 clubs and organizations, MSU offers much more for you to get involved in as a student. Nearby, you'll find Cave Run Lake where you can hike, fish, boat, swim and enjoy the beauty of the Daniel Boone National Forest. Much more affordable. 90% of our students receive financial aid. We are committed to keeping a quality, higher education affordable to our students, both in-state and out-of-state. Much more personal. At MSU, you are more than just a number. We're friendly and down-to-earth; faculty and staff know students by name. Our average class size is 19 students.