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Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY
#62

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Founded in 1906, Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) is a public institution residing on 675 rural acres in Richmond, Kentucky. The school offers a variety of degrees in general education, the arts, the sciences, business, education, pre-professional and professional areas, and applied and technical disciplines. EKU is also widely known as a military-friendly school, and is therefore very popular with veterans.

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Quick Facts


521 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY 40475

2014-2015 Tuition

$17,448 Tuition and Fees

Students

13891 undergraduate students
44% male / 56% female

Admission

August 1 application deadline
73.8% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1906

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Agricultural Business and Management, General, Farm/Farm and Ranch Management, Agricultural Production Operations, General, Ornamental Horticulture, Horticultural Science, Printing Management, Computer and Information Sciences, General, Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Special Education and Teaching, General, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Business Teacher Education, Foreign Language Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education, Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Trade and Industrial Teacher Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other, Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician, Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology, Industrial Technology/Technician, Construction Engineering Technology/Technician, Computer Engineering Technology/Technician, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Sign Language Interpretation and Translation, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General, Housing and Human Environments, General, Human Development and Family Studies, General, Child Development, Family and Community Services, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, English Language and Literature, General, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Environmental Biology, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Environmental Studies, Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Corrections, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Forensic Science and Technology, Criminal Justice/Police Science, Security and Loss Prevention Services, Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other, Social Work, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew, Commercial and Advertising Art, Interior Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, General, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Medical Office Management/Administration, Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator, Medical Staff Services Technology/Technician, Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic), Athletic Training/Trainer, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling, Environmental Health, Health Services Administration, Occupational Therapy/Therapist, Dietetics/Dietitian, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Office Management and Supervision, Accounting, Business/Managerial Economics, Finance, General, Tourism and Travel Services Management, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Real Estate, Insurance, Fashion Merchandising, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Mass Communication/Media Studies, Journalism, Radio and Television, Public Relations/Image Management

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 13,891
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 10,945
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 2,262
Percent of male undergraduates: 44%
Percent of female undergraduates: 56%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, health service
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 10 9 10
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 2 2 1
Aggravated assault 2 1 7
Burglary 58 40 25
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 3
Arson 0 2 1
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 8 7 10
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 1 3
Burglary 47 26 15
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 2 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 32 23 34
Liquor law violations 1 3 18
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 21 17 14
Liquor law violations 0 3 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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