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Eastern Kentucky University
  • Graduate School
  • RICHMOND, KY

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Eastern Kentucky is a public graduate school in Richmond, Kentucky in the Lexington Area. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 2,417 graduate students. Of the 39 graduate programs offered at Eastern Kentucky University, 17 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Eastern Kentucky University are Homeland Security and Disaster Management, Registered Nursing (RN), and Occupational Therapy. 70% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Schools

Masters and Doctoral Programs

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
2,417
Part-Time Grad Students
1,702
Research Assistants
101
Teaching Assistants
90
Racial Diversity
  • White
    77.2%
  • Unknown
    9.6%
  • African American
    5.6%
  • Hispanic
    2.3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    2%
  • Multiracial
    1.9%
  • Asian
    1.3%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Driven
    42%
  • Down-to-earth
    8%
  • Friendly
    17%
  • Intellectual
    25%
  • Sub-par
    8%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 12 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    17%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    25%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    50%
  • Waste of time
    8%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 12 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 12 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 12 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 12 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    8%
  • $50K-$75K
    8%
  • $25K-$50K
    42%
  • <$25K
    42%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 12 responses
  • $100K-$125K
    8%
  • <$50K
    33%
  • Did not graduate yet
    58%
92%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 12 responses

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$36,302
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$687
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$152,600
National
$217,500

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