521 Lancaster Ave. • Richmond, KY 40475
(859) 622-1000, eku.edu
Eastern Kentucky University, centrally located just 90 minutes from Cincinnati in Richmond, Kentucky, is a student-centered comprehensive regional university dedicated to high-quality instruction, service and scholarship. Underscoring the University’s legacy as a “School of Opportunity,” many of Eastern’s successful alumni were the first in their families to attend college. Even today, approximately 30 percent of EKU freshmen are first-generation college students. At the same time, EKU attracts more of the best and brightest students. Approximately 15,000 students come from almost every state, and thousands of alumni worldwide have distinguished careers. Approximately 75 percent of the University’s graduates are employed in Kentucky one year after graduation, and many are employed in service occupations vital to any community’s quality of life: education, health care, and public safety.
YEAR FOUNDED: 1874 // CURRENT ENROLLMENT: 14,980 // STUDENT-FACULTY RATIO: 15:1 // UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED: 95 // MASTER’S DEGREES OFFERED: 42 // DOCTORAL DEGREES OFFERED: 4 // SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE: American Sign Language (English Interpretation), Animal Studies, Athletic Training, Aviation, Criminal Justice, Education, Fire and Safety, Forensic Science, Interactive Multimedia (Game Design), Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Professional Golf Management, Social Justice Studies // DISTANCE FROM DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI: 105 miles // IN-STATE TUITION: $9,266 // OUT-OF-STATE TUITION: $10,300 // PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS ON FINANCIAL AID: 66% // TOP AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS: U.S. News & World Report • Forbes • Military Times // AFFILIATED COLLEGES/SATELLITE CAMPUSES: EKU Manchester, Kentucky campus; EKU Corbin, Kentucky campus