University News

EKU Online Degree Programs Rank among Nation's Best

Eastern Kentucky University is ranked among the best in the U.S. News & World Report’s recently announced 2014 Best Online Education Program Rankings. EKU is the highest-ranking Kentucky school among Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs and one of only two Kentucky schools to rank in the top 100 for Online Graduate Education Programs and Online Graduate Nursing Programs.

Graduation, Retention Rates on Upswing

By a number of key measures, things are looking up at Eastern Kentucky University.

Graduation rates? Up.

Freshman retention rate? Up.

Diversity among the student body? Up.

Average high school GPA and ACT scores for first-time freshmen? Up.

WEKU, Radio Eye Join Forces to Help Blind, Visually Impaired

Radio Eye and Eastern Kentucky University have joined forces to make it possible for approximately 17,000 blind and visually impaired people in southeastern Kentucky to receive reading services.

Radio Eye will utilize WEKU transmitters in Hazard, Corbin and Pineville to reach users in southeastern Kentucky. WEKU is the public radio service based at EKU.