Complete Your Degree

According to a recent study, 72% of jobs in the U.S. will require postsecondary education and/or training by 2031.*

Finish your degree at Murray State

If you started your college career at Murray State, but never earned your degree, the Racers Finish degree completion program may be the right fit for you. Murray State is also offering a new scholarship for eligible returning Racers. Request information to get connected with dedicated faculty and staff ready to support your goals and assist you with financial aid and scholarship questions.

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Racers Finish Scholarship

For eligible returning Racers, Murray State is also offering a new scholarship.

Who is eligible for the Racers Finish Scholarship?

  • Former Murray State students who are readmitted as an undergraduate student seeking their bachelor's degree, beginning Summer 2024
  • Age 25 to 64 years old
  • Completed and earned at least 60 credit hours at MSU
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • May not be a current student or have earned credit from MSU in the previous two years
  • Must have an outstanding balance of $2,500 or less at MSU
  • May not have earned a bachelor’s degree at any other institution

How is the Racers Finish Scholarship awarded?

  • Recipients will receive up to $120 per credit hour discount for a maximum of $2,500. 
  • Awarded for a maximum of 4 semesters.
  • Recipients must complete the FAFSA for the award year.

Why should you finish your degree at Murray State?

  • 100% online options or in-person at the Murray campus and regional campuses in Fort Campbell, Henderson, Hopkinsville, Madisonville and Paducah
  • A variety of scholarship opportunities
  • Earn your degree in a shorter amount of time, with the option to earn credit for significant life and work experience, in the Bachelor of Integrated Studies program.

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What our students say


“I knew I needed to complete my degree to boost my personal confidence and advance professionally. With the help of my advisor, I was able to carve a path that better aligned with my life goals.”

Hugo Organista2024 graduate


Are you ready to finish your degree?

Request information and we'll connect you with dedicated staff who can help you find the program that's right for you.

Not a former Murray State student? If you have 60 or more college credit hours, let us know and we can help you complete your degree. We are in the race with you to finish. Call 270.809.4150 to learn more.


Contact Us

Center for Adult and Regional Education

(Central Office)

313 Lowry Center, Murray, KY 42071

Toll Free: 1.800.669.7654

Natalie Thurmond



We are finishers. We are graduates. We are Racers.

* A November 2023 study by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce indicates that by 2031,  72% of jobs in the U.S. will require postsecondary education and/or training.

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