School Overview

Eastern Kentucky University is a Public, 4 years college located in Richmond, Kentucky. EKU ranked 8th in Kentucky Colleges and 16th in Federal Region IV.
It has a total enrollment of 14,465 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree- professional practice. EKU's acceptance rate is 98.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Eastern Kentucky University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, KY 40475-3102
Admission Information
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree- professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Eastern Kentucky University is 98.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 35.00%. The application fees are $35 for undergraduate programs and $35 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate98.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)35.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$35
Graduate Application Fees$35

Tuition & Fees

EKU's 2022 tuition & fees is $9,752 for Kentucky residents and $20,024 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $10,200 for Kentucky residents and $13,800 for out-of-students.
Kentucky ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,752$20,024
Graduate Tuition & Fees$10,200$13,800
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 14,465 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 3,912 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. EKU has 12,070 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,395 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students14,465
Undergraduate Students12,070
Graduate Students2,395
Online Enrollment3,912

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs182 Programs
Number of online programs52 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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