Admissions Information

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $40 for graduate school at Murray State University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$40
Admission Informationwww.murraystate.edu/Admissions
Online Applicationwww.murraystate.edu/Admissions/ApplyOnline.aspx
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 82.39% and the yield is 20.71%. 2,942 men and 5,385 women applied to Murray State and 2,415 men and 4,446 women students were accepted. Among them, 521 men and 900 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants8,3272,9425,385
Admitted6,8612,4154,446
Enrolled1,421521900
Acceptance Rate 82.39%82.09%82.56%
Yield 20.71%21.57%20.24%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 239 students (17% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,312 students (92%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 630 and the 25th percentile is 530. The SAT Math score is 620 (75th) and 505 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 28 (75th percentile) and 21 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing530630
SAT Math505620
ACT Composite2128
ACT Math2027
ACT English2130
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Murray State University are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,080, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Murray State University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Murray State Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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