Eastern Kentucky University (EKU)

Richmond, KY

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Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University Student Essentials

Eastern Kentucky University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Colonels
Website: www.eku.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $6,960
Out-of-State Tuition: $19,056
Retention Rate: 65%
Enrollment: 16,010
Year Established: 1906

About EKU

If you are a prospective student in the Richmond, Kentucky area, you could pursue a certificate, associate, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree at Eastern Kentucky University. There are on-campus classes, as well as an option to do an online degree from any location where internet access is available. Adult education courses are also an option.

Art and Design, Computer Science, Special Education, Correctional & Juvenile Justice Studies, Emergency Medical Care, Fire Protection Administration, Nursing, Family & Consumer Science, and Recreation and Park Administration are among the many programs available to study.

Financial aid is available to eligible students in the form of loans, grants, and work study programs, which will help cover tuition, books, and other educational expenses.

Students at Eastern Kentucky University will have many resources at their disposal to help them succeed, such as academic advising, counseling, computer labs, and tutoring. There is also a leadership development center where students can socialize while preparing for a future career. The career services will be around for anybody who needs help finding a job.

For more information on tuition costs, admissions requirements, or anything else you want to know about Eastern Kentucky University, contact the school today.

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EKU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 5 Reviews

60% of students gave Eastern Kentucky University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

I love the school and the multiple places around campus to sit outside and enjoy the outdoors. The teachers are very nice, and the food is okay at the fresh food company, but it needs variety. Its very interesting at the the school.


Overall Rating

Never visited school.


EKU Map & Location

Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY 40475


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Getting Around EKU

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Richmond, KY

Winter
Dec
47
31
Jan
45
28
Feb
50
31
Spring
Mar
60
38
Apr
70
47
May
77
56
Summer
Jun
85
64
Jul
87
67
Aug
87
66
Fall
Sep
80
59
Oct
69
49
Nov
58
41

EKU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 13,839
Freshman Class 4,198
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 16,010

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 5%
  • Caucasian: 90%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 2%
Latino 1%
African American 5%
Caucasian 90%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 2%

Undergraduate 86%
Graduate 14%
Full-Time 56%
Part-Time 44%
Women 55%
Men 45%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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