By Homogenius16 [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY, USA
3.59 Average Rating

Eastern Kentucky University is a 4-year public school with a main campus and four regional sites. EKU confers bachelor’s degrees in over 70 academic majors including the only Aviation program in the state. Additionally, Eastern Kentucky makes over 21 undergraduate degree-granting programs available entirely online. For athletically inclined students, EKU fields 14 men’s and women’s sports teams including a beach volleyball squad.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
91%
Out of State Students
8%
0
100
86%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1028
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2018
More Admissions Info

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
16,612
Total Number of Undergrads
14,143
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
29%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
49%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
National: 21:1
More Academics Info

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$12,659
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$9,536
Out-of-State Tuition
$19,314
0
100
85%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,529
More Financial Info

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
160
Size of Town
Town: Distant
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
More Campus Life Info

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Lexington
Louisville
Cincinnati
Knoxville
Huntington
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,100
More About Post-Grad

What Students Are Saying

3.59 Average Rating
Eastern Kentucky University provides students with an institution, that will allow them to excel in their chosen majors. The professors are helpful, friendly, and caring. There are also, many groups and clubs for any student's interests.
Krichelle from Lexington, KY
eastern opens so many doors to meeting new all kinds of new people. i now can say that i have friends from all over the world and just knowing them has opened my world up so much. i'm getting far more than an education here.
Sarah from Ludlow, KY

Similar Colleges