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Transfer Students

Whether you're attending Morehead State to earn a new degree, hone your job skills, or complete a degree program, MSU can help you reach your goals.

"Living life in the real world, I learned that you can't go far without a college degree. Being a first-generation student, I wanted to lead by example, not just for my family, but for others that look like me in this area."

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Coordinator of Cultural Diversity at Hazard Community & Technical College
Darryl Parker (Class of 2022)
transferred to MSU from HCTC


Transfer Process

  1. Complete the Undergraduate Application
  2. Have your official transcripts from each previous institution sent to the Office of Enrollment Services. In order to be official, transcripts must be mailed directly to MSU from your previous school.

    Send all official documents to:

    MSU Enrollment Services
    121 E. Second St.
    Morehead, KY 40351

MSU provides assistance with identifying which credits will transfer easily to MSU. For questions about your transcript, the review process and course equivalencies, contact the office of the Registrar at

Transfer students who apply for admission with fewer than 24 credit hours will be admitted subject to the same admission criteria as that of an entering freshman. If you have less than 24 college credit hours, please submit your high school transcripts and ACT or SAT scores to the Office of Enrollment Services.

In addition, any previous college work will be given consideration in the admission process, and any student with a GPA lower than 2.0 on a 4.0 scale may be considered for probationary admission. International transfer students are not considered for conditional or probationary admission.


Apply to MSU

Complete the admissions application to begin the transfer process.

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Transfer Visit Day

Come see for yourself what MSU has to offer.

Plan Your Visit


Scholarship Opportunities for Transfer Students

Morehead State offers scholarships to help students complete their degree.

Transfer Student Scholarship Calculator

Estimate your scholarship eligibility.

KCTCS Student?

MSU also offers joint admission with Ashland, Big Sandy, Bluegrass, Hazard, Maysville and Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical Colleges. Apply once and be admitted to both.

Financial Aid

Morehead State’s Financial Aid staff can help you determine how best to pay for college. We assist with scholarships, grants and loans.


We’re located in Morehead, Kentucky—a city big on small-town charm. It’s a place that thrives on the bond between college and community, where you’ll quickly find familiar, friendly faces.

MSU offers classes at our residential campus in Morehead and at our regional centers in Ashland, Mt. Sterling and Prestonsburg. Some degree programs also offer degree completion online.

Career Planning

MSU’s Career Center can help you find a job or map out your career path, incorporating hands-on experiences to help you develop the skills you need.

Contact Enrollment Services

Office of Enrollment Services

121 E. Second St.
Morehead, KY 40351

PHONE: 606-783-2000
PHONE: 800-585-6781
FAX: 606-783-5038