School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Eastern Kentucky University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, KY 40475-3102
Admission Information
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryDoctoral/Research University
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree- professional practice

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Eastern Kentucky University is 98.35% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 34.96%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate98.35 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)34.96 %

Tuition & Fees

EKU's 2023 tuition & fees is $9,844 for Kentucky residents and $20,222 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 0.99% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($20,024).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $10,308 for Kentucky residents and $13,944 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 1.04% compared to the last year's rate.
Kentucky ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,844$20,222
Graduate Tuition & Fees$10,308$13,944
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 13,984 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 4,255 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. EKU has 11,684 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,300 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students13,984
Undergraduate Students11,684
Graduate Students2,300
Online Enrollment4,255

Degree Information and Campus Life

EKU offers 165 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 20 out of the 165 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by EKU
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs165 Programs
Number of online programs20 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification