Eastern Kentucky UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Richmond, Kentucky Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$9,876

Avg in-state tuition

$19,948

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Richmond, Kentucky. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 14,980, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 94%. The university offers 89 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 45%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,876, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $19,948.

Admissions Breakdown

This school accepts applicants at a higher rate than other schools.

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Acceptance Rate Insight

94% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate (High Acceptance Rate) 94%

Retention Rate 75%

Graduation Rate 45%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 990-1170

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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59%

Female Student Population

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

15k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

83%

Black

6%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

3%

Unknown

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

45% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

45%

State Grant Aid

85%

Institution Grant Aid

65%

Pell Grant

45%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,607
State Grant Aid $2,530
Institution Grant Aid $6,357
Pell Grant Aid $4,467
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.