Explore new opportunities with Murray State this summer

There's no better opportunity than this summer to enroll in classes! 

Why summer?

  • Get Ahead, Stay Ahead. Enroll in one or more summer classes today and reduce your workload for future semesters.
  • Numerous Online Courses Available. More than 300 online courses are available this summer. Enjoy the convenience of completing classes from the comfort of home! Simply select 'Class Schedules' when clicking on the summer course schedule and select 'Web' in the 'Instructional Method' field to view available online courses.
  • Scholarship awards. Current students who register for one or more summer classes may be eligible for a summer scholarship. Scholarship committees are reviewing awards now for monies to be applied toward summer classes.
  • Potential Pell Grant eligibility. Contact the Financial Aid office at 270.809.2546 to determine eligibility.

Not a Murray State student?

Students interested in taking a summer class with Murray State may have their $40 application fee waived. For more information, email msu.transfercenter@ murraystate.edu or call 270.809.3350.

Register now

Check out the summer course schedule and register today on your Academics tab in myGate! For more information about the registration dates, please refer to the Advanced Scheduling Calendar.

Summer 2020 Sessions

Short-Term sessions

SA (May 11 - May 22)

  • Last day to add classMay 11
    Late registration fee ($100) and/or Schedule change fee ($50) begins May 12
  • Last day to DROP without a grade OR change from Audit to Credit: May 11
  • Last day to drop (W grade) or AUDIT: May 20

SB (June 15 - June 26)

  • Last day to add classJune 15
    Late registration fee ($100) and/or Schedule change fee ($50) begins June 16
  • Last day to DROP without a grade OR change from Audit to Credit: June 15
  • Last day to drop (W grade) or AUDIT: June 24

SC (July 13 - July 24)

  • Last day to add classJuly 13
    Late registration fee ($100) and/or Schedule change fee ($50) begins July 14
  • Last day to DROP without a grade OR change form Audit to Credit: July 13
  • Last day to drop (W grade) or AUDIT: July 22

5 Week Sessions

SF (May 26 - June 26)

  • Last day to add classMay 27
    Late registration fee ($100) and/or Schedule change fee ($50) begins May 28
  • Last day to DROP without a grade OR change form Audit to Credit: May 27
  • Last day to drop (W grade) or AUDIT: June 21

SH (July 1 - August 4)

  • Last day to add classJuly 2
    Late registration fee ($100) and/or Schedule change fee ($50) begins July 3
  • Last day to DROP without a grade OR change form Audit to Credit: July 2
  • Last day to drop (W grade) or AUDIT: July 30

10 Week Sessions

SK (May 26 - August 4)

  • Last day to add classMay 28
    Late registration fee ($100) and/or Schedule change fee ($50) begins May 29
  • Last day to DROP without a grade OR change form Audit to Credit: May 28
  • Last day to drop (W grade) or AUDIT: July 26

Tuition

Financial aid may be available for students pursuing summer school. Contact the Office of Financial Aid for more information.

Undergraduate Tuition

For students admitted Summer 2016 or after

For students admitted Summer 2016 or after

State Per Credit Hour
Kentucky $382.00
Alabama $463.00
Arkansas $404.00
Illinois* $680.50
Indiana* $500.00
Missouri $444.00
Tennessee* $404.00
Non-Resident $1,033.00
  • All online courses will have an additional $75 per credit hour online course fee.
  • Printable tuition rates and rules (pdf)
  • * The following counties will receive the Kentucky Instate rate:
    • Tennessee: Henry, Montgomery, Obion, Stewart, and Weakley Counties
    • Illinois: Massac County
    • Indiana: Posey, Vanderburgh, and Warrick Counties

Tuition Rules

  • Tennessee Reciprocity Tuition
    Per the KY Council on Postsecondary Education, eligible students from Henry, Obion, Stewart, and Weakley Counties will be assessed the same tuition rate as a Kentucky resident. Students from these four counties will be treated as Kentucky students in relation to admission requirements and housing/dining policies.
  • Illinois, Indiana, and Tennessee In-State Tuition
    Students admitted for Fall 2004 and thereafter from Massac County in Illinois, Posey, Vanderburgh, or Warrick Counties in Indiana, and Montgomery County in Tennessee will be charged out-of-state tuition and given a tuition discount to adjust their tuition. Students will be treated as Kentucky students in relation to admission requirements and housing/dining policies.

For students admitted prior to Summer 2016

FOR STUDENTS ADMITTED Prior TO SUMMER 2016

State Per Credit Hour
Kentucky $361.50
Alabama $447.50
Illinois* $594.50
Indiana* $448.00
Missouri $405.50
Ohio** $403.00
Tennessee* $390.00
Non-Resident $983.50
  • All online courses will have an additional $75 per credit hour online course fee.
  • Printable tuition rates and rules (PDF)
  • * The following counties will receive the Kentucky Instate rate:
    • Tennessee: Henry, Montgomery, Obion, Stewart, and Weakley Counties
    • Illinois: Massac County
    • Indiana: Posey, Vanderburgh, and Warrick Counties
  • ** To receive the Ohio regional rate you must have been admitted prior to Fall 2014. 

Tuition Rules

  • Tennessee Reciprocity Tuition
    Per the KY Council on Postsecondary Education, eligible students from Henry, Obion, Stewart, and Weakley Counties will be assessed the same tuition rate as a Kentucky resident. Students from these four counties will be treated as Kentucky students in relation to admission requirements and housing/dining policies.
  • Illinois, Indiana, and Tennessee In-State Tuition
    Students admitted for Fall 2004 and thereafter from Massac County in Illinois, Posey, Vanderburgh, or Warrick Counties in Indiana, and Montgomery County in Tennessee will be charged out-of-state tuition and given a tuition discount to adjust their tuition. Students will be treated as Kentucky students in relation to admission requirements and housing/dining policies.

Graduate Tuition

Summer 2020 Tuition

Program Resident**
(per hour)
Regional***
(per hour)
Non-resident
(per hour)
Online****
(per hour)
All Graduate Programs except programs listed below $544.00 $544.00 $800.00 $544.00
Education $375.00 $544.00 $800.00 $544.00
Occupational Therapy $600.00 $600.00 $800.00 $544.00
Speech-Language Pathology (CDI) $600.00 $600.00 $800.00 $544.00
Applied Engineering and Technology Management (AETM) $600.00 $600.00 $800.00 $544.00
  • **** All online courses will have an additional $50 per credit hour online course fee.
  • ***** All non-online courses will have an additional asset preservation fee of $7 per credit hour charged which will be capped at 12 credit hours per semester. 
  • Printable tuition rates and rules (pdf)
  • * Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education approval is still pending.
  • ** The following counties will receive Kentucky resident rate:
    • Tennessee: Henry, Montgomery, Obion, Stewart and Weakley Counties
    • Illinois: Massac County
    • Indiana: Posey, Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties
  • *** Regional rates apply to Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee and Arkansas. Regional rate available to Ohio for admission prior to Fall 2014.

 Academic Advising

Your academic advisor is here to assist you in many ways and help you make the best decisions including courses, schedules and degree requirements.  

Learn more about Academic Advising

Contact Information

For general online student questions: Center for Adult and Regional Education
murraystate.edu/online
msu.online@murraystate.edu
1.800.669.7654
1.270.809.4150
Academic Affairs
1.270.809.3744