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Murray State College Concurrent Enrollment Eligibility Criteria

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High School Seniors

Students entering into their senior year of school must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the Concurrent Enrollment Program at Murray State College.
  • Have participated in the National ACT program and scored a minimum composite of 19 or have a high school non-weighted GPA of 3.0.
  • Have a minimum sub-score of 19 on the ACT prior to enrolling in a college level course in the subject area.  For example:  A 19 in English Sub-score to enroll in English Comp I, a 19 in Math sub-score to enroll in College Algebra, a 19 in Science sub-score to enroll in science courses and a 19 in Reading sub-score to enroll in any other college course. 
  • Be eligible to satisfy requirements for graduation from high school (including curricular requirements for college admission) no later than the spring semester of the senior year, as stated by the high school principal.  
  • Have a course load of no more than the equivalent of 19 semester credit hours in a regular semester (general rule, no more than 6 courses total between high school and college courses).
  • Have the signed approval of the high school principal, signed recommendation of the high school counselor and the signed permission of the parent/legal guardian.

High School Juniors

Students entering into their junior year of school must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the Concurrent Enrollment Program at Murray State College. 
  • Have participated in the National ACT program and scored a minimum composite of 21 or have a high school non-weighted GPA of 3.5.
  • Have a minimum sub-score of 19 on the ACT prior to enrolling in a college level course in the subject area.  For example:  A 19 in English Sub-score to enroll in English Comp I, a 19 in Math sub-score to enroll in College Algebra, a 19 in Science sub-score to enroll in science courses and a 19 in Reading sub-score to enroll in any other college course. 
  • Be eligible to satisfy requirements for graduation from high school (including curricular requirements for college admission) no later than the spring semester of the senior year, as stated by the high school principal.  
  • Have a course load of no more than the equivalent of 19 semester credit hours in a regular semester (general rule, no more than 6 courses total between high school and college courses).
  • Have the signed approval of the high school principal, signed recommendation of the high school counselor and the signed permission of the parent/legal guardian.

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