Overview

Student Population
16,612
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
Religious Affiliation 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 9,187 prospective students applied, and 8,027 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,574 enrolled in the school.  11,485 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,127 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $8,996 plus fees of $370. Eastern is ranked 1118 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Easy 
Eastern Kentucky University overview
SAT 1040/1200
ACT 20/25
GPA 3.22
Applications Accepted
87.4% 
Eastern Kentucky University overview
Applications Due Aug 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Very Low

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$370
Room and Board $9,728
Budget for Other Expenses$2,800
Total One Year Cost$23,094
Out of State Tuition
$17,880
Out of State Costs for Eastern Kentucky University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$370
Room and Board $9,728
Budget for Other Expenses$2,800
Total One Year Cost$31,978

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.