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Eastern Kentucky University is a public institution located in Richmond, Kentucky. Richmond is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

27 Undergraduate Degrees
6 Graduate Degrees
$25,664 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
87% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Eastern Kentucky University?

Location of Eastern Kentucky University

Contact details for Eastern are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, KY 40475-3102
Phone: 859-622-1000

How Do I Get Into Eastern?

You can apply to Eastern online at:

Admission Requirements for Eastern

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Eastern?

87% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
3% Submit SAT Scores
Since Eastern has an acceptance rate of 87%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 87%, and the acceptance rate for women is 88%.

Average Test Scores

About 3% of students accepted to Eastern submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 560. Math scores were between 480 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Eastern Kentucky University  ( 480 to 560 )

SAT Math Scores for Eastern Kentucky University  ( 480 to 570 )
Eastern received ACT scores from 98% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 26. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Eastern Kentucky University  ( 20 to 26 )
ACT Math Scores for Eastern Kentucky University  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Eastern Kentucky University  ( 20 to 25 )

Can I Afford Eastern Kentucky University?

$25,664 Net Price
62% Take Out Loans
10.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Eastern is $25,664. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Eastern, approximately 62% of students took out student loans averaging $5,730 a year. That adds up to $22,920 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Eastern is 10.2%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Eastern Kentucky University Undergraduate Student Diversity

9,908 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12,662 undergraduate students at Eastern, with 9,908 being full-time and 2,754 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Eastern

There are also 2,318 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 9,908 full-time undergraduates at Eastern, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Eastern

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Eastern Kentucky University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Eastern Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 86
Black or African American 589
Hispanic or Latino 338
White 8,341
International Students 131
Other Races/Ethnicities 423

Geographic Diversity

Kentucky students aren't the only ones who study at Eastern Kentucky University. At this time, 32 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 45 countries are represented at Eastern. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and United Arab Emirates.

Online Learning at Eastern Kentucky University

3,578 Took All Classes Online
7,132 Took At Least One Class Online
5.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 17 bachelor’s degree and 16 master’s degree programs available online at Eastern. In 2017-2018, 7,132 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Eastern has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Eastern

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Eastern Kentucky University was 5.1%. This is the #1,238 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Eastern regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Eastern Kentucky University Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 27 6 33
TOTAL 27 6 33


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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