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
16844 Students
(14327- Undergraduate Enrollment)
Public University
8150 In-state Tuition per year

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

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: No Average ACT: 19 Average SAT: 430

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 16844
UnderGraduate Enrollment: 14327
Retention Rate: 74%
Number of Graduates: 2517

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


Source: School data comes from the Department of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2015. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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