Nearly 50,000 persons have received degrees from MSU. Nearly 80 degree programs are available on the two-year, four-year and graduate levels through four colleges (Caudill College of Humanities, College of Business, College of Education, and College of Science and Technology) and the Institute for Regional Analysis and Public Policy. Two-thirds of the faculty hold doctoral degrees. MSU supports its missions of teaching, applied research and public service through an annual budget of more than $92 million.
The University is located in the foothills of the Daniel Boone National Forest in Rowan County, midway between Lexington, Ky., and Huntington, W.Va., on Interstate 64.
MSU is a charter member of the Ohio Valley Conference in NCAA Division I and sponsors 18 intercollegiate sports for men and women. The football Eagles compete in the Pioneer Football League. Our coed cheerleading squad has won 13 national championships and the all-girl squad has four national titles.