Eastern Kentucky University (EKU)

Richmond, KY

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Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Agricultural Production Operations
Ornamental Horticulture
Other Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences
Wildlands, Fish and Wildlife Management and Science

Arts & Humanities

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature
Fine/Studio Arts
French Language and Literature
General Music
General Studies
History
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Philosophy
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Spanish Language and Literature

Business

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
Business Administration and Management
Business/Commerce
Construction Management
Fashion Merchandising
Finance
Insurance
Management Information Systems
Marketing/Marketing Management
Office Management and Supervision

Communication & Media

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Journalism
Printing Management
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television

Education

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Business Teacher Education
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments, Including Deafness
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Elementary Education and Teaching
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
Secondary Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Technical Teacher Education
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education

Engineering

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Engineering/Industrial Management
Other Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Other Engineering

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
Human Development and Family Studies

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Health & Medical Services

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Athletic Training/Trainer
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Lab. Technician
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Medical Office Management/Administration
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Public Health (MPH, DPH)
Public Health Education and Promotion
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)

Legal Professions

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Life Science

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences
Ecology

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Mathematics
Statistics

Natural Sciences

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Chemistry
Geology/Earth Science
Physics

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Corrections
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Protection, Fire Prevention and Arson Investigation
Fire Services Administration
Forensic Science and Technology
Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, Paramilitary, and Related Protective Services
Security and Loss Prevention Services

Social Sciences

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Anthropology
Clinical Psychology
Economics
Geography
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Other Psychology
Political Science and Government
Psychology
School Psychology
Sociology

Social Work

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Public Administration
Social Work

Technician Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Computer Systems Technology
Industrial Technology/Technician
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician

Technology

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences

Transportation Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates Bachelors Masters
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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EKU Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 5 Reviews

80% of students gave Eastern Kentucky University 5 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Academics Rating

The classes are comfortable and the teachers are wonderful. Though some of the teachers are not really the greatest that i have every encountered, there are some that are simply wonderful at what they do and they have a major impact on the people that they come in contact with.


Academics Rating

Never visited school.


EKU Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 2.00
Retention Rate 68%
Minimum GPA to Graduate 2.00
Carnegie Class Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in June and July.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships

Domestic Off-Campus Semester-Away Programs

  • Other: Washington Semester.

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technology
  • Vocational Arts
  • Other: law enforcement

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Optometry

Class Sizes at Eastern Kentucky University

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 53%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 2%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 44%
  • 100+ Students: 1%
Fewer than 20 Students 53%
50 - 100 Students 2%
20 - 49 Students 44%
100+ Students 1%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 87
  • African American: 4
  • Unknown and Other: 4
  • Asian: 3
  • Latino: 2
Caucasian 87
African American 4
Unknown and Other 4
Asian 3
Latino 2

Faculty at Eastern Kentucky University

Total Faculty 1,145
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 15
Full-Time Professors 2,262
Male Faculty 519
Part-Time Professors 951
Women Faculty 626

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