Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$9,876

$19,948

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,017
Declined 189
Total Received 9,206
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Public

14,316

undergraduate students

3,029

graduate students

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School Facts

Eastern Kentucky University, founded in 1906, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business & Technology, Education, Health Science, and Justice & Safety, and the Graduate School. Its 628-acre campus is located in Richmond, 30 miles south of Lexington.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 17,345
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational

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628-acre campus in Richmond (population: 35,397), 25 miles from Lexington; branch campuses in Corbin and Manchester; regional learning centers in Lancaster and Hazard. Served by bus; major airport serves Lexington.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster Avenue, Coates 201, CPO 36A
Richmond, KY
40475

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
480
75th
580
25th
470
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,017
Declined 189
Total Received 9,206

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

74%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,558

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,266
Room $5,930
Board $4,546
Additional fees $610
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $21,552
Average Financial Aid - $8,558
Total with Avg. Aid $12,994

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 859 622-2361
F: 859 622-2019
finaid@eku.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

beach volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Valley Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General.
Agricultural Production Operations, General.
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields, Other.
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew.
American Sign Language, Other.
Anthropology, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Psychology.
Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Construction Management, General.
Corrections.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Police Science.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments.
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic).
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Health.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
Fashion Merchandising.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician.
Fire Services Administration.
Fire/Arson Investigation and Prevention.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other.
Homeland Security.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial Safety Technology/Technician.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Insurance.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics and Statistics.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Ornamental Horticulture.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Health, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio and Television.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Statistics, General.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Technical Teacher Education.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Vocational Arts
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

17,345

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

14,316
students

Female
57%
8,136

Male
43%
6,180

17%

3,029
students

Female
68%
2,063

Male
32%
966

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

10,010
students

Female
58%
5,772

Male
42%
4,238

31%

4,306
students

Female
55%
2,364

Male
45%
1,942

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Other

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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