EKU Description

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.

Quick Facts about Eastern Kentucky University

Region

Southeast

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

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

EKU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4.5

5 star
  3 reviews
4 star
  1 review
3 star
  1 review
2 star
 
1 star
 

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

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

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:
3

Detailed Ratings

Never visited school.

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EKU Students

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

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
86%
Graduate
14%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
60%
Part-Time
40%

Gender of Students

Women
57%
Men
43%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
5%
Asian
1%
Caucasian
90%
Latino
1%
Other
3%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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