Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, KY 40475
(859) 622-1000 | http://www.eku.edu

Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth.Within these general responsibilities and purposes, the University is dedicated to three specific functions -- high-quality instruction, scholarship, and service, and places emphasis on the three in that order. Through its colleges and schools, the University seeks to offer quality instruction at a variety of degree levels in general education, the arts, the sciences, business, education, pre-professional and professional areas, and applied and technical disciplines. Through consultative services, continuing education, and the extended campus, the University seeks to provide service to the community and the region. Research seeks both to advance knowledge in the subject matter areas with which the University is concerned and to support the primary function of teaching.


In-State Undergraduate: $8,150
Out-of-State Undergraduate: $17,640
Average Textbooks: $1,000

In-State Graduate: $9,000
Out-of-State Graduate: $14,940
Student Count

Undergraduate: 13,939
Graduate: 2,366
GI Bill Students: 1,084

Male: 42.5%
Female: 57.5%


Religious: No Religious Affiliation
Ethnicity: No ethnic affiliation
Gender: Coed School

School information

Duration: 4 Year
College Type: Public
Setting: Town
Accreditation: Regional
Calendar: Semesters

Online Undergraduate Courses: Yes
Online Graduate Courses: Yes

Avg. accepted score

SAT Math: 490
SAT Critical Reading: 490
ACT: 22


Admissions Info

521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475

(859) 622-1000
No Fax Number Listed
College Website

Veteran Affairs Info

Bryan Cole
317 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY

No Fax Number Listed
College Website

Military Offerings
Military/Veteran Support
B.A.H $1,218
Campus SVA Chapter yes
Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus yes
Signed VA Principles Of Excellence yes
Club/Association For Veterans yes
Veteran Upward Bound Program no
8 Keys to Veterans' Success yes
Offers ROTC Program yes
Member of S.O.C no
Academic Support
Offers College Credit for Military Experiences yes
Awards Credit For CLEP Exam yes
Awards Credit For DSST Exam yes
Financial Support
Comply with The Veteran's Choice Act yes
Approved for TA Funding yes
Yellow Ribbon Program yes
Scholarships for Military yes
Reduced Tuition for Military yes
Majors Offered
  • A Associates
  • B Bachelors
  • BC Post B.A Certificate
  • M Masters
  • MC Post M.A Certificate
  • D Doctorate
  • Accounting B M
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A
  • Agricultural Production Operations, General B
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences, Other A
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew B
  • American Sign Language, Other B
  • Anthropology B
  • Art/Art Studies, General B
  • Athletic Training/Trainer B
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist B M
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General B M
  • Business Administration and Management, General B
  • Business Teacher Education B
  • Business/Commerce, General B M
  • Chemistry, General B M
  • Child Care Provider/Assistant A
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist B
  • Clinical Psychology M
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician A
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services M
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling B
  • Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other B
  • Computer Science M
  • Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology B
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General B
  • Construction Management B
  • Corrections B M
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services M
  • Creative Writing M
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration B M
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science A B
  • Dietetics/Dietitian M
  • Economics, General B
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs M
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness B
  • Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented M
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General M MC D
  • Elementary Education and Teaching B M
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) A B
  • Engineering, Other A
  • Engineering/Industrial Management M
  • English Language and Literature, General B M
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education B
  • Environmental Studies B
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education B
  • Fashion Merchandising B
  • Finance, General B
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General B
  • Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician B
  • Fire Services Administration B
  • Fire/Arson Investigation and Prevention B
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General B
  • Forensic Science and Technology B
  • French Language and Literature B
  • General Studies A B
  • Geography B
  • Geology/Earth Science, General B
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management B
  • Higher Education/Higher Education Administration M
  • History Teacher Education B
  • History, General B M
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other B M
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General B
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies B
  • Industrial Safety Technology/Technician B
  • Industrial Technology/Technician A B
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology M
  • Insurance B
  • International/Global Studies B
  • Journalism B
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching B M
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal A B BC
  • Management Information Systems, General B
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General B
  • Mathematics Teacher Education B
  • Mathematics, General B M
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other B
  • Music, General B M
  • Nursing Practice D
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist B M
  • Office Management and Supervision B
  • Ornamental Horticulture B
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General B M
  • Philosophy B
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching B M
  • Physics, General B
  • Political Science and Government, General B
  • Pre-Nursing Studies B
  • Printing Management B
  • Psychology, General B M
  • Psychology, Other MC
  • Public Administration M
  • Public Health Education and Promotion B
  • Public Health, General M
  • Public Relations/Image Management B
  • Radio and Television B
  • Reading Teacher Education M
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A B M
  • School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist M
  • School Psychology MC
  • Secondary Education and Teaching M
  • Security and Loss Prevention Services B
  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation B
  • Social Work B
  • Sociology B
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education B
  • Spanish Language and Literature B
  • Special Education and Teaching, General B M
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric B
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management B
  • Statistics, General B
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other B
  • Technical Teacher Education A B
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education M
  • Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Techn B
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management B