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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

218 Wells Hall Murray, KY 42071-3318
Phone: (270) 809-3011
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Murray State University
  • Located in Murray, KY
  • Public
  • 10,412 students enrolled
  • 81% admitted
  • $6,060 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • kelsey from fancy farm, ky
  • May-11-2016 I am a current student here

    learn as much as you can about your intended major's department before coming to murray. many departments are excellent whereas some are not up to par.

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  • grant from dawson springs, ky
  • Apr-06-2016 I am a current student here

    keep an open mind when coming here on visit and don't have your mind set on something specific explore it all. ranging from your major, greek life, sports, clubs, etc.

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  • Zachary from Shelbyville, KY
  • Dec-29-2015 I am a current student here

    I recommend visiting Murray State for an overnight visit, that way you get to really get a feel for the campus, the students, and the city of Murray and you'll find out what a great place it is.

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  • Peyton from Grantsburg, IL
  • Nov-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Check out regional campuses! They are not any less than a main campus! I highly recommend Murray State University's regional Crisp Center in Paducah, KY!

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  • Victoria from Big Sandy, TN
  • Apr-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Start strong academically. Even if you don't start strong, you can still finish well, so don't give up! Call your parents regularly--they care about you! Get adequate sleep. Get to class early. And take the earliest lunch break you can. Waterfield Library gets more crowded as Finals approach, so plan accordingly. Find what you love to do and jump into it with all you have. You won't regret that.

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