1. Apply for admission to Murray State
Take the first step today in joining the Racer family! Graduating high school seniors
with a GPA of 2.75 or above automatically qualify for admission. If you have a GPA
between 2.0 and 2.74, you may still qualify! Our admissions staff will review your
Do you qualify? Use our simple Admissions calculator to find out.
2. Apply for scholarships and financial aid
After you're admitted, apply for scholarships and complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as soon as possible. If you have a 2.75 or above GPA, you qualify for an Academic
Acheivement scholarship, but you have to complete the FAFSA and scholarship application
to receive it. Plus, you may qualify for more! Once admitted, complete the as soon
as possible for priority review and awarding.
The Scholarship application opens September 1. FAFSA opens October 1.
3. Visit campus
Schedule a visit to see our beautiful campus and meet current students, faculty and staff. Or schedule
a virtual visit and connect with our Admissions staff wherever you are.
4. Check out housing & dining options
Chick-fil-A, Steak 'n Shake, Einstein Bros. Bagels and much more. Getting hungry yet? Our residence halls are just a short walk from classes, dining venues and campus events.
5. Attend events
Admitted student weekend and Racer Nation Orientation will bring you to campus for fun activities and programs! Admitted Student Weekend
is your first chance to meet your future classmates and you'll get early access to
register for Racer Nation Orientation. Racer Nation Orientation includes registering
for classes. The spring RNO sessions fill up fast, so register early to claim your
seat in Fall 2023 classes.