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 Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University - Richmond, KY

521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

General information:(859)622-1000
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Associate's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Post-master's certificate
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting:Town: Distant
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:16,062(13,902 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:16 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $6,772 $7,084 $6,960 2%
Out-of-state $17,740 $18,604 $19,056 -2%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $6,020 $6,714 $7,260 -8%
Other $2,700 $2,700 $2,600 4%
Off Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus with Family
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $16,492 $17,498 $17,820 0%
Off Campus $7,772 $8,084 $7,960 14%
Off Campus with Family $7,772 $8,084 $7,960 14%
On Campus $27,460 $29,018 $29,916 0%
Off Campus $18,740 $19,604 $20,056 -5%
Off Campus with Family $18,740 $19,604 $20,056 -5%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $6,960
In-state fees $0
Out-of-state tuition $19,056
Out-of-state fees $0
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $7,524
In-state fee $0
Out-of-state tuition $13,176
Out-of-state fees $0
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 2,482 97% --
Grant or scholarship aid 2,318 91% $13,412,767 $5,786
Federal grants 1,272 50% $5,932,508 $4,664
Pell grants 1,272 50% $5,202,909 $4,090
Other federal grants 935 37% $729,599 $780
State/local government grant or scholarships 2,001 78% $3,746,398 $1,872
Institutional grants or scholarships 700 27% $3,733,861 $5,334
Student loan aid 1,583 62% $8,533,409 $5,391
Federal student loans 1,576 62% $8,175,242 $5,187
Other student loans 38 1% $358,167 $9,425
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 10,573 73% $63,118,802 $5,970
Pell grants 6,108 42% $25,444,108 $4,166
Federal student loans 8,317 58% $66,840,853 $8,037


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $10,833 $10,161 $11,867
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $5,516 $4,793 $7,372
$30,001 - $48,000 $6,626 $5,894 $8,758
$48,001 - $75,000 $12,224 $10,979 $12,469
$75,001 - $110,000 $14,044 $13,671 $14,234
$110,001 and more $13,515 $14,166 $14,692

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 16,062
Undergraduate enrollment 13,902
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,229
Graduate enrollment 2,160

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$30

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$35

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 9,159 3,952 5,207
Percent admitted 62% 65% 61%
Percent admitted who enrolled 65% 29% 28%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 208 8%
ACT 2512 97%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 430 540
SAT Math 430 550
SAT Writing 420 530
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 17 23
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 59 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


NCAA Division I-AAMenWomen
All Track Combined 8561
Baseball 34-
Basketball 1313
Football 104-
Golf 139
Soccer -24
Softball -20
Tennis 88
Volleyball -14


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges01/01/1928 Accredited


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Didactic Program in Dietetics

08/01/1977 Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs

01/01/1978 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

06/01/1984 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

09/29/2001 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

10/22/1997 Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health

Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health

06/14/2008 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1961 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1954 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

06/01/1969 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations1732 23
Liquor law violations013
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 142117
Liquor law violations 003
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 3109
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 122
Aggravated assault 121
Burglary 635840
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 102
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 387
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 010
Aggravated assault 011
Burglary 404726
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 002
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate12.3%
Number in default419
Number in repayment3,399

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00196300

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Associate's degree Master's degree Doctor's degree - professional practice Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Post-master's certificate Postbaccalaureate certificate
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Agricultural Production Operations, General18------
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences, Other-7-----
Ornamental Horticulture8------
Category total267-----
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General1-18----
Category total72-18----
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General-5-----
Business Administration and Management, General1------
Business/Commerce, General44-21----
Construction Management18------
Fashion Merchandising7------
Finance, General12------
Management Information Systems, General9------
Marketing/Marketing Management, General1------
Office Management and Supervision2------
Category total207521-2-1
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Printing Management2------
Category total2------
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Public Relations/Image Management23------
Radio and Television17------
Speech Communication and Rhetoric45------
Category total92------
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science--6----
Computer and Information Sciences, General13------
Category total13-6----
Education Colleges
Biology Teacher Education2------
Business Teacher Education1------
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services--11----
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services--43----
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs--2----
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness7------
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments--21----
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented--11----
Educational Leadership and Administration, General---4---
Elementary Education and Teaching159-21----
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship--74----
English/Language Arts Teacher Education15------
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education6------
History Teacher Education20------
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching39-22----
Mathematics Teacher Education4------
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2-33----
Reading Teacher Education--26----
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist--13----
Secondary Education and Teaching--54----
Spanish Language Teacher Education3------
Special Education and Teaching, General1-11----
Technical Teacher Education-10-----
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education--9----
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education121-----
Category total370113514---
Engineering Colleges
Engineering, Other-3-----
Category total-3-----
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology8------
Industrial Technology/Technician2223-----
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician--1----
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Techn26------
Category total56231----
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
Creative Writing--7----
English Language and Literature, General1-12----
Category total34-19----
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care Provider/Assistant-1-----
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General17------
Human Development and Family Studies, General20------
Category total371-----
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
French Language and Literature2------
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation3------
Spanish Language and Literature3------
Category total8------
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Athletic Training/Trainer13------
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist11------
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician-5-----
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling11------
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)123-----
Health/Health Care Administration/Management13------
Medical Office Management/Administration7------
Medical/Clinical Assistant-16-----
Occupational Therapy/Therapist56-47----
Public Health, General--15----
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse150123---7
Category total27312695---7
History Colleges
History, General3-10----
Category total45-10----
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration3-12----
Criminal Justice/Police Science43-----
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician54---1--
Forensic Science and Technology15------
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other2-93-4--
Security and Loss Prevention Services7------
Category total3214116-13--
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Assistant/Paralegal204--6--
Category total204--6--
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies16333-----
Humanities/Humanistic Studies3------
Category total16633-----
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General1-2----
Statistics, General1------
Category total7-2----
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
International/Global Studies1------
Category total1------
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management13------
Category total13------
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General29-7----
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management23------
Category total52-7----
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Category total8------
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General1-5----
Geology/Earth Science, General8-1----
Physics, General4------
Category total40-6----
Psychology Colleges
Clinical Psychology--10----
Industrial and Organizational Psychology--10----
Psychology, General1-10----
Psychology, Other----3--
School Psychology-----8-
Category total83-30-38-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Administration--4----
Social Work38---15--
Category total38-4-15--
Social Sciences Colleges
Economics, General8------
Political Science and Government, General28------
Category total77------
Transportation and Materials Moving Colleges
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew13------
Category total13------
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General1------
Fine/Studio Arts, General1------
Music, General1-6----
Category total89-6----
Grand total31269243988