Eastern Kentucky University

Address:
521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, KY 40475-3102
Phone:
859-622-1000
Website:
http://www.eku.edu
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About Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in at least one professional field. Master’s degrees are also awarded in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate13,991
 Graduate2,277
 Total16,268
GenderFemale57%
 Male43%
Student Age% Under 2569%
 % 25 and Over31%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time76%
 % Part-time24%
Race/Ethnicity% White89.6%
 % Black5.2%
 % Asian1.2%
 % Latino1.0%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown2.0%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal8,339
 % Admitted69%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled45%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT7%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT98%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800560 / 800
 SAT Writing420 / 800530 / 800
 SAT Math450 / 800560 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite19 / 3623 / 36
 ACT English18 / 3624
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math17 / 3623 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 Graduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$7,084
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$18,604
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid96%
 % Undergraduates with Loans54%
 % Undergraduates with Grants89%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,714
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,700
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Richmond Area

Median Age26.7
Median Household Income$30,693
Total Population31,201
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total45.9% 54.1%
 Age 0-944.3%55.7%
 Age 10-1750.1%49.9%
 Age 18-2443.4%56.6%
 Age 25-2952.3%47.7%
 Age 30-3953.1%46.9%
 40+48.2%51.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White86.1%
 % Black7.6%
 % Asian1.2%
 % Latino3.5%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,714
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$467
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50060.5%80.9%16.9%
 $500 to $74934.7%15.1%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%1.1%7.1%
 Over $10004.8%2.9%0.4%
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