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Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Richmond, KY. The 2019 average net price at Eastern Kentucky University is $14,273. Acceptance rate is 87.29%. The school has a total enrollment of 15,815.


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Top Ranked
Location: Richmond, KY
Student Body: 15,815
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.eku.edu
Acceptance Rate: 87.29%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 87.29%
  • Application Deadline: July 15, 2021
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $35
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $8,996
Out of State/International Tuition: $18,774
In State Grad Tuition: $9,900
Out of State Grad Tuition: $14,400
Room and Board: $10,040
Books and Supplies: $1,200
Other Fees: $670
Net Price In-District/State: $14,273
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 2,426
  • Men / Women Ratio: 980 / 1,446
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 510 - 600
  • Median SAT Math Range: 510 - 590
  • Median ACT Range: 20 - 26
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 61
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 14
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Health Professions: 21%
  • Protective Services: 17%
  • Education: 10%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 9%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 7%

Academic Programs

Eastern Kentucky University offers 211 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Health Professions. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsEastern Kentucky University offers 8 Associate's Degree Programs
Agriculture
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other Degree
Education
Engineering Technology
Health Professions
  • Emergency Medical Technology, Technician (Emt Paramedic) Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Registered Nursing, Registered Nurse Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Protective Services
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsEastern Kentucky University offers 89 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Communication Technology
Computer Science
Education
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
  • Athletic Training, Trainer Degree
  • Audiology, Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology, Pathologist Degree
  • Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, Technologist Degree
  • Emergency Medical Technology, Technician (Emt Paramedic) Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Environmental Health Degree
  • Health Information, Medical Records Administration, Administrator Degree
  • Occupational Therapy, Therapist Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Public Health Education and Promotion Degree
  • Registered Nursing, Registered Nurse Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
History
Human Sciences
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Degree
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science Degree
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General Degree
  • Sport and Fitness Administration, Management Degree
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Transportation, Materials Moving
  • Airline, Commercial, Professional Pilot and Flight Crew Degree
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsEastern Kentucky University offers 40 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
  • Counselor Education, School Counseling and Guidance Services Degree
  • Curriculum and Instruction Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Education, Teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Education, Teaching of Individuals With Speech Or Language Impairments Degree
  • Education, Teaching of The Gifted and Talented Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Elementary Education and Teaching Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Higher Education, Higher Education Administration Degree
  • Junior High, Intermediate, Middle School Education and Teaching Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Degree
  • School Librarian, School Library Media Specialist Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Secondary Education and Teaching Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Special Education and Teaching, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Technology Teacher Education, Industrial Arts Teacher Education Degree
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Health Professions
History
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science Degree
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General Degree
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Administration Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Criminal Justice, Safety Studies Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsEastern Kentucky University offers 4 Doctorate Degree Programs
Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Health Professions
Psychology
Certificate ProgramsEastern Kentucky University offers 19 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Education
  • Education, Teaching of Individuals With Speech Or Language Impairments Degree
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Engineering Technology
Health Professions
Legal Studies
Protective Services
  • Corrections Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Crisis, Emergency, Disaster Management Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Fire Prevention and Safety Technology, Technician Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Homeland Security Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Securities Services Administration, Management Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography Degree

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 44%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 48%
  • 1st Year Retention: 73%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $36,300
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 15,815
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 84%
  • Black Students: 6%
  • Hispanic Students: 3%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Non-resident, alien: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

To Program4 Agreements with 19 Colleges
Education
Ashland Community and Technical College
Big Sandy Community and Technical College
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Gateway Community and Technical College
Hazard Community and Technical College
Henderson Community College
Hopkinsville Community College
Jefferson Community and Technical College
Madisonville Community College
Maysville Community and Technical College
Owensboro Community and Technical College
Somerset Community College
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
West Kentucky Community and Technical College
Western Kentucky University
General Agreement
Ashland Community and Technical College
Big Sandy Community and Technical College
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Gateway Community and Technical College
Hazard Community and Technical College
Henderson Community College
Hopkinsville Community College
Jefferson Community and Technical College
Madisonville Community College
Maysville Community and Technical College
Owensboro Community and Technical College
Somerset Community College
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
West Kentucky Community and Technical College
Protective Services
Suffolk County Community College
Social Sciences
Blue Ridge Community College
Jamestown Community College
Suffolk County Community College
To College5 Programs
Ashland Community and Technical College
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Big Sandy Community and Technical College
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Blue Ridge Community College
Social Sciences
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Gateway Community and Technical College
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Hazard Community and Technical College
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Henderson Community College
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Hopkinsville Community College
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Jamestown Community College
Social Sciences
Jefferson Community and Technical College
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Madisonville Community College
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Maysville Community and Technical College
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Owensboro Community and Technical College
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Somerset Community College
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Suffolk County Community College
Protective Services
Social Sciences
West Kentucky Community and Technical College
Education
Health Professions
Western Kentucky University
Education