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Eastern Kentucky University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

16,567 Students

87% Admitted

  • 16,612 full time
  • 4,007 part time
  • 5,463 men full time
  • 7,097 women full time
  • 9,159 applied
  • 5,723 admitted
  • 2,593 enrolled

14,143 Undergraduates

$8,568 Tuition/Year

  • 2,171 Graduates
  • 520 Non-Degree
  • $8,568 in state
  • $300 fees
  • $10,040 room & board
  • $1,200 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Town, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Colonels
School Colors: Maroon and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Sarah from Ludlow, KY
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  • eastern opens so many doors to meeting new all kinds of new people. i now can say that i have friends from all over the world and just knowing them…

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  • Deven from Richmond, KY
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  • A great school to attend for education. This school has a numerous amount of resources available for achievement and success. EKU also has teachers and faculty that are willing to…

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  • Molly from Pikeville, KY
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  • Eastern Kentucky University is the perfect size school; not too big, yet not too small. EKU has a great reputation not only in academics but athletics as well. This school…

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  • Kaitlin from Richmond, KY
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  • Eastern Kentucky University is very centered around students. Every student is treated with the utmost respect and all questions asked are answered. It is easy to get information from faculty…

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Mission Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is a student-centered comprehensive public university dedicated to high-quality instruction, service, and scholarship.

Eastern Kentucky University
  • Located in Richmond, KY
  • Public
  • 16,567 students enrolled
  • 87% admitted
  • $8,568 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Chelsea from Richmond, KY
  • I am a current student here

    I love the campus. It is just big enough without being overwhelming like most university campuses. The community is also very welcoming.

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  • 5
  • Vivian from Campton, KY
  • I am a current student here

    I love Eastern Kentucky University. Enrolling in this Institution was the best idea ever. The professors, the employees, and all the people are such great people and I have made so many friends.

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  • 3
  • Jimmy from Stanford, KY
  • I am a current student here

    I enjoy being here apart of the Eastern Kentucky Student body because the professors in my field are really enthusiastic and they really care.

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  • 5
  • Bronwyn
  • I am a current student here

    I absolutely love being here! The campus is beautiful, especially in the fall where you can see the leaves turn yellow. The classes are great and I'm making a lot of friends. I thought it would be hard since I'm deaf and I've realized it isn't because I've found friends who can speak my language.

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