Murray State University recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Murray State lauded for successful student outcomes, academic reputation and alumni giving, among other attributes MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top schools in the country. The rankings list, now in its 35th year, includes Murray State as one of the […]

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Murray State University’s 2020-21 scholarship application now open

Current students encouraged to visit murraystate.edu/scholarships to apply; prospective students can apply for fall 2020 enrollment today at admissions.murraystate.edu MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s 2020-21 scholarship application is now open. Murray State provides many academic achievement scholarships as well as need-based scholarships and grants. Murray State offers two types of scholarships: academic achievement and […]

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Murray State University students receive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Congressionally-funded scholarship provides education abroad and internship opportunities MURRAY, Ky. —Three Murray State University students studied abroad or interned this summer through a national scholarship program. Maranda Barker of Louisville, Kentucky, Mariah Cox of Campbellsville, Kentucky, and Lacy Risner of Benton, Kentucky were selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The Congressionally-funded […]

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Murray State University telecommunications systems management program receives National Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security designation

MURRAY, Ky. — The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security have designated Murray State’s Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) program as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through 2024.  “This is a prestigious national recognition for our cybersecurity area,” said Dr. Danny Claiborne, Institute of Engineering department chair. “Our […]

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Registration for summer classes at Murray State University begins the week of April 8 for both current and prospective students. Summer classes offer several benefits, including smaller class sizes, a quieter campus, the convenience of online courses, and a reduced workload for future semesters as students continue their pathway towards graduation.

Murray State University fall 2020 application for admission now open

Students interested in becoming a Racer encouraged to visit admissions.murraystate.edu MURRAY, Ky. — Registration for the fall 2020 semester at Murray State University is open as future Racers can apply today for admission.  Murray State offers on-campus courses at its main Murray location as well as five regional campuses and educational presences in Paducah, Henderson, […]

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Murray State University recognized as a ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ by Washington Monthly

Murray State ranked as the top public university in Kentucky by prestigious national publication MURRAY, Ky. — Washington Monthly’s 2019 College Rankings have highlighted Murray State University as a best value for students seeking a college degree. Murray State led all Kentucky public higher education institutions in the publication’s South region ‘Best Bang for the […]

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The Murray State University chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was awarded the Circle of Excellence Gold Status for the 2018-19 academic year.

Murray State University Information: Week of August 26-30

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of August 26-30. ** The Sharilyn Dawn Almquist Memorial Voice Scholarship was established in January 2006 through generous gifts by family and friends of the late Sharilyn Dawn Almquist to memorialize her strength, determination, encouragement, and […]

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Murray State University celebrates opening of Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Center provides diagnostic and therapeutic options close to home for area families MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception Aug. 22 in Alexander Hall.  Led by Murray State University school psychology program director Dr. Sean Simons and College of Education and Human Services […]

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Fall 2019 enrollment information reflects significant increases in number of new freshmen, graduate and transfer students at Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. — Enrollment in several key categories reflect increases and continued positive momentum at Murray State University for the 2019-20 academic year. Based on recent University data, this year’s entering freshman class of 1,420 students indicates a significant increase of 7.7 percent, as of August 27, 2019, from the fall 2018 freshman class. By […]

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Murray State University to host Family Weekend Sept. 20-22

Event includes Mr. MSU Pageant, Racer 5K, Fall Fanfare Concert and more; visit murraystate.edu/familyweekend for a full itinerary MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will welcome students and their families to campus Sept. 20-22 for Family Weekend 2019, an annual tradition that encourages students to share their college experience with their loved ones. Throughout the […]

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