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Graduate procedures overview

  • Complete application online. An application requires a $40 non-refundable application fee.
  • OFFICIAL transcripts must be sent from EACH previously attended institution. Transcripts must be mailed or electronically submitted directly from the sending institution to MSU to be considered OFFICIAL.  Faxed transcripts are not considered official.  Transcripts should be sent to: Graduate Admissions, Murray State University, B2 Sparks Hall, Murray, KY 42071. Electronic transcripts may be sent to msu.graduateadmissions@ murraystate.edu MSU transcripts do not need to be requested.
  • If you are from AL, AR, IL, IN, KY, MO, or TN mail a copy of your driver's license, and your most recent vehicle registration with your application. Admissions is required by KY statute to document residency for tuition purposes.
  • If you have previously attended Murray State under another name and you have not already requested an official name change, mail in with your application a copy of your social security card and the name change request form.