FAQ

Does MSU offer campus tours?

Absolutely! During a campus visit you will have a guided tour, receive information on tuition and financial aid, and meet with a faculty member in the program of your choice. If you are interested in scheduling a campus tour visit this page. It would be our pleasure to show you around our beautiful campus and share more of what graduate school at Murray State can offer you.

How do I apply?

You can apply online.

For more information, please visit the Graduate Admissions page or the University's Admissions page.

What is the application deadline?

Most of our programs have on-going admission with the exception of the following:

  • Speech Language Pathology- February 15th
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist- March 1st
  • Family Nurse Practitioner - March 1st
  • Psychology- March 15th
  • Nurse Educator - March 1st
  • Nurse Anesthetist – November 1st

Please be aware pre-scheduling for the fall semester is early April, and early November for the spring semester. To insure your pick of classes, a complete application should be submitted in a timely manner before pre-scheduling.

Is there an application fee?

Yes. A one-time non-refundable application for of $40 is required before your application will be processed.

Is an entrance exam such as the GRE or GMAT required?

Most of our programs do have a testing requirement. Please refer to the GPA/GRE Admission Requirements by Program for more information.

How long does the admissions process take and when will I be assigned an advisor?

As soon as all required transcripts are on file, a copy of your application and other required documents will be sent to the appropriate academic department for evaluation. Your admission will not be final until the academic department has reviewed your file and made a decision. The admissions process may take longer during peak times throughout the year. Once a decision has been made, you will be notified by letter which will include your advisor assignment.

When will I receive my financial aid award?

Please be aware that student financial aid awards cannot be made until the final decision has been made by the academic department and your admission file has been updated.