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In addition to the traditional four-year campus experience, MSU offers degree opportunities that suit your circumstances and location. Below are links to some of the many ways we can help you reach your higher education goals.


Integrated Studies


According to the National Center for Education Statistics, nearly five million adults were enrolled in colleges across the country in 1997. From 1999-2010, NCES projects an increase of nine percent in students aged 25 and older. Murray State's BIS program is a response to this revolution in higher education.


Regional campuses


Murray State University offers full-service offices at our Paducah, Henderson, Hopkinsville, Madisonville and Ft. Campbell regional campuses. There are a variety of courses and programs available for students who do not have access to the Murray campus.


Online courses


Online courses give distance learners and commuter students the ability to participate in on-campus life without needing to be physically present. Courses lead toward associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees.


Interactive television


This page will help guide you through some of the details about Interactive Television on Murray State's campus.


Non-credit courses


The Office of Conferences & Workshops offers a variety of non-credit programs, camps, and workshops to the public.



Contact us

Undergraduate Admissions

Phone - 270-809-3741
Toll-free - 800-272-4678 ext. 1

Email -

Fax - 270-809-3780


Transfer Center

New transfer/Readmits/Post-baccalaureate
302 Lowry Center
Murray, KY 42071

Toll free - 1-855-668-8886
Office phone - 270-809-3350
Fax - 270-809-3411


Graduate Admissions

Kathy Garrison 
Email -
Telephone: 270-809-3779
Fax: 270-809-6125



International Admissions

171 Woods Hall
Murray State University

Murray, KY 42071
Office phone - 270-809-6274





Murray State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Murray State University. Normal inquiries such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Murray State University.



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