Where students and learning come first
Located in Richmond, Eastern Kentucky University is a regional public institution of higher education that offers more than 100 diverse and in-demand degrees and concentrations. EKU provides a high-quality and affordable education to nearly 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Whether they attend EKU's beautiful main campus, a regional campus, or online, students benefit from a tradition of student success and receive one-on-one support from faculty and staff.
Bring your ambition. Your books are on us.
Now fewer expenses stand between you and your college degree with EKU BookSmart Program, and it is as easy as 1-2-3! For Fall 2022, textbooks are free for all undergraduate students with EKU BookSmart!
It’s easy to take advantage of this new program:
1. Register for classes.
2. Your Big E Box filled with the required books and course materials will arrive from the EKU Bookstore at no cost to you.
3. Study hard, then return your books at the end of the semester using the provided pre-paid return label.
More questions? Check out our BookSmart FAQ.
Our interactive virtual tour allows you to explore our beautiful campus. Check it out here.