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Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

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Overview

Eastern Kentucky University is a Comprehensive institution located in Richmond, KY, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address SSB CPO 54
521 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY  40475-3102
United States
Contact Ms. Stephanie Leigh Whaley
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@eku.edu
Phone: 859-622-2106
Fax: 859-622-8024

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Production Operations, General Checkmark
Agricultural/animal/plant/veterinary Science And Related Fields, Other Checkmark
Ornamental Horticulture Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
City/urban, Community, And Regional Planning Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science, General Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Construction Management, General Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Insurance Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Office Management And Supervision Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Printing Management Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Earth Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Hearing Impairments Including Deafness Checkmark
Education/teaching Of The Gifted And Talented Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
Technical Teacher Education Checkmark
Trade And Industrial Teacher Education Checkmark Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering, Other Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Computer Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
Industrial Safety Technology/technician Checkmark
Industrial Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Care Provider/assistant Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
American Sign Language, Other Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Sign Language Interpretation And Translation Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) Checkmark Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
Occupational Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Pre-nursing Studies Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Assistant/paralegal Checkmark Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Forensic Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections Checkmark
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark Checkmark
Cyber/computer Forensics And Counterterrorism Checkmark
Fire Prevention And Safety Technology/technician Checkmark
Fire Services Administration Checkmark
Fire/arson Investigation And Prevention Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Homeland Security Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology, General Checkmark
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,206
Applied
9,017
Accepted
12,070
Enrolled
98%
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Female Admissions

5,985
Females Applied
5,887
Females Accepted
98%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,221
Males Applied
3,130
Males Accepted
97%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.39
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.5

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 540 480 590
SAT Math 540 470 580
ACT Composite 23 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,266
In-state
10,173
Out-of-state
9,266
In-district
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Fees

540
Full-time student fees
10,173
Room & board

Financial Aid

12,633
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,379
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,986
Avg. Loan Aid
5,770
Avg. Grant Aid
6,603
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
29%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

12,070
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.25%
Black or African American 6.11%
White or Caucasian 82.03%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 0.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.86%
Other 1.39%

Gender

Male (42.14%)
Female (57.86%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 0%

Student Activities

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Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Fall Festival and Spring Fling

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Honor Society and Regular Society

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,008
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 587
Part-time - 421
Male - 444
Female - 564
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