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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B-
Eastern Kentucky is an above-average public university located in Richmond, Kentucky in the Lexington Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 11,010 undergraduate students. The Eastern Kentucky acceptance rate is 86%. Popular majors include Nursing, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration. Graduating 41% of students, Eastern Kentucky alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,400.
About Eastern Kentucky University...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Ohio Valley Conference
Address
521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475
Website

Eastern Kentucky University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
86%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
930-1140
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$12,255/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,467/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,497/ year
  • $49-75k
    $11,851/ year
  • $76-110k
    $13,907/ year
  • $110k+
    $14,060/ year
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Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.80 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.92 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.92 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
11,010Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 53 responses
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  • Typical college student
    79%
  • Greek Life
    11%
  • Loves to party
    8%
  • Diverse
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.115 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.139 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 58 responses
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  • Medium Sized
    33%
  • Perfect sized
    24%
  • Exciting and big
    16%
  • Happy Medium and very enabling
    10%
  • Small and very homey
    9%
  • Big
    7%
  • Underrated
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
41%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.55 responses
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The advisers do not point on prospective certifications within the field of degree. For instance, Psychology has a criminal justice certificate, a child-rearing and counselor certificate; and EES coursework in the criminal justice for mainframe leadership certification.

The teachers require constant supervision for grading, they all exaggerate their impeccable writing skills .

Several teachers sabbatoged the experience under stature by requiring all submitted assignments to be uploaded to another software, out of sorts. SafeAssign and the link not listed within Blackboard.
Financial aid office and TITLE IV do not qualify for sympathetic withdrawal into refunds-- be alert of fiscal inept. Yield categorizing folders within school emails. And more importantly, create an outline for success; volunteering and blogs for vitae. Have the degree works impromptu.
Take the long way in the degree desiring, be your own profession.
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I have only been here one full semester, but I already love this college. It's affordability is amazing, the college has its own police department, as well as a state police building on campus, the local area is nice, however rather small, but that's great for people who aren't a fan of large cities! There are parties going on somewhere every weekend for people looking to have fun. The food is pretty good at the kitchen, and there's plenty of restaurants scattered about campus.
In my time here at EKU, home of the Colonols, I have really enjoyed being a student here on campus. EKU isn’t too big or too small. It is perfect in size. Classroom sizes are usually around 30 students per class some smaller and some bigger. The professors here are great! They really care about you and want to make sure you do your best in their class. They are willing to stay after class or hold study sessions or talk to you during office ours. Overall EKU is probably the best or at least one of the best colleges someone can attend.