Morehead State University is one of the eight public 4-year colleges in Kentucky. The campus is located in Morehead town.
According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 10,580 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,346 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 969 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 72%). Every year 42% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.