Eastern Kentucky University
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graduate tuition & fees
Number of Programs
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Eastern Kentucky University is a Public, 4 years college located in Richmond, Kentucky. EKU ranked 9th in Kentucky Colleges and 37th in Federal Region IV.
It has a total enrollment of 13,984 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It is a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree- professional practice. EKU's acceptance rate is 98.35% last year (undergraduate school).
Eastern Kentucky University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
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.
|Address||521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, KY 40475-3102|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Doctoral/Research University|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor'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 Rate||98.35 %|
|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.
|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)
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.
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
|Number of programs||165 Programs|
|Number of online programs||20 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
2 Year Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|