Admission requirements

Racer Ready Nights
May 17, 18 & 19 from 5-7 p.m. (CST)

We want to hear from you! Murray State admissions staff and current Racer students will be standing by to answer questions and connect with admitted students and families.

We can answer questions and help you register for Racer Nation Orientation (required for all incoming students).

We'll be giving away 20 pairs of Apple Airpods each night! Connect with us for your chance to win!


Call us at 270.809.2896 or 270.809.2897


Text us at 270.356.4183


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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.