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Morehead State University
Office of Enrollment Services
100 Admission Center
Morehead, KY 40351

admissions@moreheadstate.edu

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MSU Home :: Future Students :: Admission Requirements

Requirements for Admission

Took the SAT instead of the ACT? Convert your scores with the ACT to SAT conversion chart

First Time Freshmen

  • Submit an Undergraduate Admissions/Scholarship Application
  • Submit a copy of your ACT or SAT score. Minimum ACT score of 18 or SAT of 870 to be admitted unconditionally. 
  • Submit a copy of your OFFICIAL high school transcripts (must be signed and sealed from your school)
  • Have an Admission Index of 450 to be admitted unconditionally. (Does not apply for Transfer Students)
    • To calculate your Admissions Index, multiply your High School GPA by 100 and ACT score by 10, and add the two scores together
    • Example, using GPA of 3.2 and ACT score of 21
     

                          3.2 (GPA) x 100 = 320

                          21 (ACT) x 10 = 210
                          Admission Index = 530
 
  • If your Admission Index falls between 400 and 449, you may be admitted provisionally to MSU

Transfer Students - with MORE than 24 credit hours transferring

  • Submit an Undergraduate Admissions/Scholarship Application
  • Submit a copy of your OFFICIAL college transcript(s)

Transfer Students - with LESS than 24 credit hours transferring

  • Submit an Undergraduate Admissions/Scholarship Application
  • Submit a copy of your OFFICIAL high school transcripts
  • ACT or SAT scores
  • Submit a copy of your OFFICIAL college transcript(s)

International Students

Please visit www.moreheadstate.edu/international/ for more information
  • Submit an International Undergraduate Application
  • Official records of previously educational experiences
  • Evidence of proficiency in the English language
  • Official verification of financial resources
  • $30 application fee

Returning MSU Student - have not attended any other school

  • Submit a new Undergraduate Admissions/Scholarship Application
  • Select "Returning Student" as student type on application

Returning Transfer Student - have previously attended MSU and attended other school(s)

  • Submit a new Undergraduate Admissions/Scholarship Application
  • Submit transcript(s) from the colleges or universities attended since leaving MSU
  • Select "Returning Transfer Student" as student type on application

Visiting Student - attending another university or college and need to take a few additional classes

  • Submit an Undergraduate Admissions/Scholarship Application
  • Submit a Visiting Student Statement
  • Select "Visiting Student" as student type on application

 Special Student - not interested in working towards a degree

  • Submit an Undergraduate Admissions/Scholarship Application
  • Select "Special Student" as student type on application

High School Student - current high school student wanting to take a MSU class

 

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