Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

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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
Institutional Control: Public
Year Founded: 1906

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
August 01 application deadline
73.9% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

Rolling Deadline for applying for financial aid
10% Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$17,640 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

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Business

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: N/A
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

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

Majors Offered

Special education and teaching, general, Trade and industrial teacher education, Art teacher education, Ornamental horticulture, Environmental health, Emergency medical technology/technician (emt paramedic), Speech communication and rhetoric, Industrial technology/technician, Office management and supervision, Kindergarten/preschool education and teaching, Statistics, general, Education/teaching of individuals with speech or language impairments, Fashion merchandising, Criminal justice/law enforcement administration, Interior design, Technology teacher education/industrial arts teacher education, Printing management, Environmental studies, Business teacher education, Psychology, general, General studies, Foods, nutrition, and wellness studies, general, Environmental biology, Tourism and travel services management, Computer and information sciences, general, Business/managerial economics, Agricultural production operations, general, Audiology/audiologist and speech-language pathology/pathologist, Child development, Housing and human environments, general, Forensic science and technology, Insurance, Community health services/liaison/counseling, Human development and family studies, general, Geography, Health teacher education, Music teacher education, Wildlife, fish and wildlands science and management, Environmental engineering technology/environmental technology, Journalism, Chemistry, general, Sign language interpretation and translation, Occupational therapy/therapist, Legal assistant/paralegal, Physics, general, Fine/studio arts, general, Elementary education and teaching, Public relations/image management, Secondary education and teaching, Music, general, Mass communication/media studies, Information science/studies, Economics, general, Architectural engineering technology/technician, Family and consumer sciences/home economics teacher education, Anthropology, Marketing/marketing management, general, Finance, general, Criminal justice/police science, French language and literature, English language and literature, general, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, other, Farm/farm and ranch management, Biology/biological sciences, general, Science teacher education/general science teacher education, History, general, Fire prevention and safety technology/technician, Physical education teaching and coaching, Clinical laboratory science/medical technology/technologist, Athletic training/trainer, Parks, recreation and leisure facilities management, general, Accounting, Real estate, Security and loss prevention services, Family and community services, Business administration and management, general, Commercial and advertising art, Airline/commercial/professional pilot and flight crew, Art/art studies, general, Biochemistry, Agricultural business and management, general, Geology/earth science, general, Mathematics, general, Consumer merchandising/retailing management, Sociology, Political science and government, general, Medical staff services technology/technician, Medical office management/administration, Horticultural science, Radio and television, Dietetics/dietitian, Health services administration, Computer engineering technology/technician, Social work, Health information/medical records administration/administrator, Education/teaching of individuals with hearing impairments including deafness, Teacher education and professional development, specific subject areas, other, Junior high/intermediate/middle school education and teaching, Business/commerce, general, Corrections, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, general, Construction engineering technology/technician, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Spanish language and literature, Foreign language teacher education, Health/health care administration/management, Philosophy, Computer science, Management information systems, general

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 13,978
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 11,156
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 2,177

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 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 9 10 5
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 2 1 0
Aggravated assault 1 7 0
Burglary 40 25 25
Motor vehicle theft 0 3 2
Arson 2 1 2
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 7 10 5
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 3 0
Burglary 26 15 14
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 2 0 2
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
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 1 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 23 34 19
Liquor law violations 3 18 38
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 17 14 5
Liquor law violations 3 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
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.