Every course counts with Racer Academy
Get ahead and stay ahead with dual credit while you are in high school. Join the Racer family now!
What are the benefits of Racer Academy?
When you sign up for dual credit courses through Racer Academy, you will be a step ahead for your college career.
Earn college credits while fulfilling your high school course requirements.
Finish college faster. Credits transfer directly to a Murray State major, helping you graduate in four years or less.
You'll be studying at a top college. Murray State has been ranked a Top-Tier University for over 30 years in a row.
Gain access to state-of-the-art resources in Waterfield Library.
If your class meets on campus, you'll get a Murray State student ID card, parking pass, access to the Wellness Center and attend campus events!
Unweighted GPA of 3.0 or rank in top half of class.
High school juniors and seniors may take all dual credit offerings. Sophomores may only be registered for Agriculture (AGR) courses.
Be a resident of Kentucky and/or attend a Kentucky high school.
Homeschooled students are welcome.
Registration request deadline for new and returning students:
May 1st for Fall (August)
December 1st for Spring (January)
Dates to remember
We are currently accepting Fall 2024 applications.
January 16, 2024
Full semester Spring 2024 semester began. Classes end May 3. Finals week is May 6-10.
Last day to drop a full semester Spring course and receive a "W" (Withdrawal) that has no impact on a student's GPA.
Fall (August) dual credit Registration Request Forms due.
Choose from a variety of courses, including optional Racer Academy Tracks.
Racer Academy courses cost $93 per credit hour. Check with your guidance counselor to see if your course is eligible for a KHEAA scholarship or local grant. Some courses may require the purchase of additional materials such as a textbook. Parking passes will be issued for on-campus students after completing this form. This is required for students coming to campus with a vehicle.
If a parent(s) is employed by Murray State, a tuition waiver may be used to pay the course tuition.
Send to Lisa Schmidt, email@example.com.
Ensure students have initialed and signed the document.
We can only schedule one semester at a time. Do not include more than one semester on the form.
If the student meets the requirements for the course and it is available, we will register them for the course.
Forms will be returned if they are missing signatures or have more than one semester listed.
Alternatively, students my also drop courses on myGate by going to the Academics tab > Registration Tools > myRegistration.
E-mail us at the addresses above to confirm that the course has been dropped successfully.
Contact Racer Academy
Coordinator, Dual Credit
Center for Adult and Regional Education
Final Letter Grade Submission
Billing and Scholarships