US News and World Report named Murray State University as the eighth best public regional university in the South.
Murray State has consistently ranked high on the annual report and was the only Kentucky university to place within the top 25 schools this year. Murray State ranked as the 14th best public regional university in the nation.
Several regional universities have made the list as a “2013 Military Friendly School.” The magazine G. I. Jobs puts Murray State University, West Kentucky Community and Technical College, and Austin Peay State University among the top 15 percent of schools doing the most to help veterans get an education.