Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University Admissions and School Information

At Eastern Kentucky University (EKU), possible degree fields include business, education and health sciences. The school's main campus is in Lexington with regional campuses in Danville, Corbin and Fort Knox.

General Information about the Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University has five colleges serving nearly 16,000 students. Founded in 1874, EKU is a public research institution maintained by the state. Eastern Kentucky University has accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, one of the six accrediting agencies to be recognized by the U.S. Department of state.

Admissions and Enrollment Information

Eastern Kentucky University accepts incoming freshmen and qualified transfer students. Applications can either be mailed to the admissions office or completed online. Interested students are required to take the SAT or the ACT for admission. The school also requires an application fee.

Eastern Kentucky University Academic Department

College of Arts and Sciences

Students in this college can earn degrees in fields, like chemistry, computer science and psychology. Popular majors include sociology, political science and biology. The college also awards master's degrees in fields, such as psychology, geology and history.

College of Business and Technology

The College of Business and Technology grants degrees in accounting, agriculture and marketing. Popular majors include accounting, marketing and business administration. The college also offers an MBA program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

College of Health Sciences

Students in the College of Health Sciences can major in fields, like clinical laboratory science, occupational therapy and environmental health. The school offers over 20 fully accredited undergraduate majors. Popular majors include nursing, occupational therapy and dietetics.

College of Education

The College of Education grants degrees in education and related fields, such as special education and counseling. Graduate students can earn master's degrees in education, elementary education and counseling. The college also offers the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.

College of Justice and Safety

The College of Justice and Safety grants degrees in fields such as assets protection, criminal justice and homeland security. Graduate students can earn master's degrees in areas like fire and safety engineering technology. The college recently started offering an online safety, security and emergency management master's degree.


  • Address: Admissions Address 521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, KY 40475
  • Phone Number: (859) 622-1000