Eastern Kentucky University Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Richmond, KY, Eastern Kentucky University is one of the best universities in the state of Kentucky. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Eastern Kentucky University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Eastern Kentucky University.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, Eastern Kentucky University is often abbreviated as EKU.

521 Lancaster Avenue Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: (800) 465-9191
Email: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.eku.edu

Rankings: Eastern Kentucky University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 56
Score: 40
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.9
Graduation and retention ranking: 87
Average freshman retention rate: 64.2%
6-year graduation rate: 37.3%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 80
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 48.5%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 3.9%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 17:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 81.4%
Student selectivity ranking: 69
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 18-24
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: N/A
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): N/A
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 72.3%
Financial resources rank: 27
Alumni giving rank: 48
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 8.9%

Essential Facts: Eastern Kentucky University

Ranking: #79 Regional University South (2017)
Acceptance rate: 87.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: in-state $8,996 / out-of-state $18,770 (2019)
School colors: White · Maroon
Mascot: The Colonel
Founded: 1874

Eastern Kentucky University History

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 29%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 10%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 7%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 40%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 56%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook