Overview

Student Population
15,815
Eastern Kentucky University overview
 Location Richmond, Kentucky
 Online eku.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Eastern Kentucky University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Richmond, Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 9,117 prospective students applied, and 7,958 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,426 enrolled in the school.  11,166 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,649 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $8,996 plus fees of $670. Eastern is ranked 977 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average 
Eastern Kentucky University overview
SAT 1020/1190
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.22
Applications Accepted
87.3% 
Eastern Kentucky University overview
Applications Due Aug 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Kentucky Resident Tuition
$8,996
In State Costs for Eastern Kentucky University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$670
Room and Board $10,040
Budget for Other Expenses$2,800
Total One Year Cost$23,706
Out of State Tuition
$18,774
Out of State Costs for Eastern Kentucky University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$670
Room and Board $10,040
Budget for Other Expenses$2,800
Total One Year Cost$33,484

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$37,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
38% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Eastern Kentucky University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 16%
Education 16%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 14%
Business 9%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=156620 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Kentucky University.