M.Sc. On Campus


Murray State University

12 months
808 USD/credit 24240 USD/year
808 USD/credit 24240 USD/year
549 USD/credit 16470 USD/year
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Students at Murray State University who wish to be considered for admission to graduate study leading toward the Chemistry Master of Science degree must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and have completed an undergraduate major or equivalent in chemistry, chemical engineering or closely related discipline. 


In order to make sure that all students are prepared for the rigors of the academic program and to find and remedy defects in undergraduate preparation, entrance exams will be held before the first day of class. 


  • Students at Murray State University will take two American Chemical Society (ACS) Exams: General Chemistry (Full Year) and Organic Chemistry (First Term). Students performing at less than the 50th percentile level will be required to take remedial coursework or to change programs.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry 
  • Thesis Research
  • Advanced Physical Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
140 (verbal)
150 (quantitative)
2.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants to the Murray State graduate program apply to Murray State University online. 
  • The Chemistry Department also requests that you provide a personal statement and two letters of recommendation. 
  • More information about writing your personal statement and submitting your letters of recommendation can be found here. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 808 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 808 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 549 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Murray

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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