Morehead State University is a public educational institute located in Morehead, Kentucky, United States. The university was founded in 1966 and is accredited by various organizations, including the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Morehead State University is also affiliated with numerous associations such as the American Angus Association and the American College Personnel Association. The university's motto is "Lux".
Morehead State University operates in the fields of education, higher education, and university. The institution also has a presence in finance and operates the Morehead State University Star Theater as a subsidiary.
The university is accredited by several other bodies including the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the National Association of Schools of Music, and the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education. Apart from the accreditation agencies, Morehead State University has affiliations with various organizations such as the International Academy of Astronautics, the American Library Association, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association.