Overview

Applicants
9,776
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average HS GPA
3.22

GPA Breakdown

19%
Over 3.75
15%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
24%
2.50 - 2.99
10%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
19 - 24

Deadlines


Regular
August 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
16:1
Total Faculty
1,178
with Terminal Degree
578

629
Women
549
Men
103
Minority
32
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biochemistry

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Finance, General
  • Insurance
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Office Management and Supervision
  • Real Estate
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management

  • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services

  • Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
  • Printing Management

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Information Science/Studies

  • Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Technical Teacher Education
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education

  • Engineering

  • Engineering, Other

  • Engineering Technologies/Technicians

  • Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Quality Control Technology/Technician

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Speech and Rhetorical Studies

  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

  • Child Development
  • Family and Community Services
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Housing and Human Environments, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • Medical Office Management/Administration
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

  • History

  • History, General

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • General Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General
  • Statistics, General

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Social Work

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Corrections
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Security and Loss Prevention Services

  • Social Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Economics, General
  • Geography
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Transportation and Materials Moving

  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Interior Design


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral/Professional
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Sam Champion
Good Morning America, ABC News

Stephen Pence
Lt. Governor of Kentucky

Dr. Robyn Hatley
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Med Co of GA

Lee Majors
Film/Television Actor

Don Bornhorst
President, Comair (A Delta Connection

Dr. Larry S. Fields
Board Chair, American Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. W. Hubert Keen
President, State University of New York-Farmingdal

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,260

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$5,765

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,876

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$14,976

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
65%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$4,473

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$8,150
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$17,640
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

On-Campus Room and Board
$8,188
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
13,978
Out of State
13%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
36

Demographics

56% female
44% male
13% are out of state
80% are full time
20% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
25%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
74%

Campus Environment
Suburban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Frat Sorority
International Student
Other
Theme Housing
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Project SUCCESS

Type of Program
For LD/ADD Only

Director
Teresa Belluscio

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
Yes

Documentation Requred for LD
Adult scales for both Aptitude and Achievement; ususally the WAIS and the Woodcock-Johnson test of Achievement

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Specific details of diagnosis describing functional limitations, please refer to our " AD/HD Disability Documentation Guidelines" on website.

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
178
Number of Honor Societies
30

Number of Social Sororities
13
Number of Religious Organizations
11

18% join a fraternity
27% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

Men's Sports (Colonels)
9 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Colonels)
10 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups: Pride Alliance - www.pridealliance.eku.edu

Minority Support Groups: Association of Black Collegians, Council on International Affairs, EKU Gospel Ensemble, International Student Association, Japan/American Association, Korean American Association

Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
93

Average Number of PC's per Lab
19

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
60%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Lenovo, Gateway, HP, Dell, Accent Systems, Apple

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Stephen Byrn
Director of Admissions

Address
Student Services Building 112
521 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY 40475

Phone
859-622-2106

Email
stephen.byrn@eku.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Student Wellness Center (New)
Library Cafe (New)
Student Services Building (New)
First Weekend Events

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Red River Gorge
Kentucky Horse Park
Berea, Kentucky Arts and Crafts
Fayette Mall and Hamburg Pavilion (Lexington, KY)

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10 am and 2 pm M-F
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Advance Notice
3 weeks

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Varies

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Taxis, Shuttle Buses on-campus, Greyhound Bus Airport: Bluegrass Field, Lexington, KY (35 miles)

Driving Instructions to Campus
Interstate 75, Exit 87: Hwy 876 East to Lancaster Rd.

Local Accommodations
Bennett House Bed and Breakfast, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Jameson Inn, Best Western Holiday Plaza, Comfort Suites, Red Roof Inn, Knights Inn, Ramada Limited