Eastern Kentucky University : Profile

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521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475
Website: www.eku.edu
Location: Southeast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV

Get a snapshot of Eastern Kentucky University with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

As a comprehensive public institution, Eastern Kentucky University prepares students to lead productive, responsible, and enriched lives. To accomplish this mission, the University emphasizes 1) Student Success, 2) Regional Stewardship and, 3) Critical and Creative Thinking and Effective Communication. Eastern Kentucky University will be an accessible, nurturing, and academically rigorous center of learning and scholarship that transforms lives and communities and enables them to adapt and succeed in a dynamic, global society.

School Characteristics

Student Population
7920 per year

Length of Study: Public, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 19 Average SAT: 420

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 16305
Retention Rate: 72%
Graduation Rate: 2456

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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