Eastern Kentucky University

Acceptance Rate 98.35 %
SAT Average 1,065
2023 Tuition & Fees $20,222
Student Population 13,984
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,197

Academic Overview

Eastern Kentucky University Campus, Richmond, KY
Eastern Kentucky University is a public, four-years institute located in Richmond, Kentucky. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $9,843 for Kentucky residents and $20,222 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $10,308 for Kentucky residents and $13,944 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 13,984 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 98.35% and the graduation rate is 48% last year.
The salary after graduation from Eastern Kentucky University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $39,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, EKU's tuition & fees is $9,843 for Kentucky residents and $20,222 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $10,308 for in-state students and $13,944 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Kentucky ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at EKU. The acceptance rate of EKU is 98.35% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 34.96%. The average graduation rate is 48% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,197 and 77% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 13,984 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Eastern Kentucky University is 98.35 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Eastern Kentucky University is 48 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Eastern Kentucky University is 74 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Eastern Kentucky University is 13,984
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Eastern Kentucky University is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,197 at Eastern Kentucky University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, KY 40475-3102
Online Applicationadmissions.eku.edu/
Financial Aidfinaid.eku.edu/
Net Price Calculatorfinaid.eku.edu/
Veterans Tuitionva.eku.edu/
Disability Serviceaccessibility.eku.edu/

Offered Degrees

EKU offers 165 major programs through online and on-site education where 20 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate121
Associate's Degree81
Bachelor's Degree852
Post Bachelor's Degree30
Master's Degree3710
Post Master's Degree53
Doctor's degree - professional practice32
Doctor's degree - other20

Special Learning Opportunities

Eastern Kentucky University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,479)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,994)

Veterans Benefits

Eastern Kentucky University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges