Eastern Kentucky University (EKU)

Richmond, KY

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Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline August 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due August 15

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 4,103 5,358 9,461
Accepted 2,644 3,628 6,272
Acceptance Rate 64% 68% 66%
Enrolled 1,107 1,314 2,421

EKU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.


SAT Scores

(7% of Students Admitted to Eastern Kentucky University Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 430 to 555
  • Math 430 to 550
  • Writing 410 to 520
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 555 550 520
Bottom 25th Percentile 430 430 410

ACT Scores

(97% of Students Admitted to Eastern Kentucky University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 18 to 24
  • Math 17 to 24
  • Composite 19 to 24
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 24 24 24
Bottom 25th Percentile 18 17 19

Eastern Kentucky University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($30)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Not Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Not Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 7 7
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 2
Math 3 3
Science 3 3
Social Studies 3 3
Lab 1 1
Other 2 2
Electives 1 1

Eastern Kentucky University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 16,064 (92%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 1,223 (7%)

Eastern Kentucky University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($30)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 24)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Important

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