Admission requirements

Racer Ready Enrollment Days
July 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (CST) on the 1st floor of the Curris Center

Attention all admitted students and prospective students: join us for a one stop shop to be enrolled and “Racer Ready” for the upcoming 2021-22 academic year beginning August 17! No pre-registration required.

Get assistance with:

  • Recruitment/Admissions*
  • Financial Services
  • Student Life
  • Housing and Dining
  • Campus tours

Haven't applied?

There’s still time to apply for admission for the 2021-22 academic year. To apply, you must bring your high school transcript and all college transcripts, if applicable.
We will waive the $40 application fee for you.


Contact the Office of Recruitment at 270.809.2896 or

Contact information

Other ways to attend

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. 

Murray State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges 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.