Home to about 12,070 undergraduates in 2020, Eastern Kentucky University is a large, public university located in Richmond, Kentucky. This is a great opportunity for those who would thrive in a charming, small-town atmosphere. Should you tire of the campus however, Eastern Kentucky University offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Eastern Kentucky University can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Eastern Kentucky University Guide to Distance and Online Learning.
Individuals with disabilities make up 4.0% of the student population at Eastern Kentucky University. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Eastern Kentucky University Disability Services.
While not a "service academy", Eastern Kentucky University does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Eastern Kentucky University Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Eastern Kentucky University for Veterans Guide.
Eastern Kentucky University offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Eastern Kentucky University has a comparatively large, student body. There were 12,070 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 9,572 (79.3%). Part-time attendance was 2,498 (20.7%).
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Eastern Kentucky University is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Eastern Kentucky University #1367 out of 3,451.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Eastern Kentucky University by looking closer at the ethnic, gender, age, and geographic diversity metrics from the Eastern Kentucky University Diversity Guide.
Eastern Kentucky University has a total of 406 student athletes, 257 men and 149 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$12,861,703|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$12,861,703|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Eastern Kentucky University Athletics