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Applying to EKU

Admission Scoreboard
Acceptance Rate 98.35%
Yield 34.96%
SAT Score 1,065
ACT Score 21
Applicants 7,251

Applying To EKU

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 98.35% at Eastern Kentucky University where a total of 7,251 students applied and 7,131 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,065 and the average ACT score is 21. It requires five items and recommends 1 articles to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to EKU.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$35
Graduate Application Fees$35
Admission Informationadmissions.eku.edu/
Online Applicationadmissions.eku.edu/
Acceptance Rate98.35%
Average Test Scores1,065 SAT / 21 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2021-2022, the acceptance rate is 98.35% where a total of 7,251 students (2,583 men and 4,668 women) have applied to EKU and 7,131 (2,526 men and 4,605 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 960 male and 1,533 female students have enrolled into EKU and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 34.96%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at EKU
TotalMenWomen
Applicants7,2512,5834,668
Admitted7,1312,5264,605
Enrolled2,4939601,533
Acceptance Rate 98.35% 97.79% 98.65%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 34.96% 38.00% 33.29%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At EKU, 99 applicants (4% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,206 applicants (88%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,065 and the average ACT score is 21 at EKU. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,180 and 25th percentile score is 950. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 73 and the 25th percentile score is 52. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at EKU.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at EKU
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing480590
SAT Math470590
ACT Composite1824
ACT Math1724
ACT English1725
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Eastern Kentucky University requires 5 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Admission Test Scores, TOEFL) and recommends 1 articles (High School Rank) to submit to their applicants.
Application Requirements for EKU
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Eastern Kentucky University is Semester. Eastern Kentucky University accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that Eastern Kentucky University accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training