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Discover your true calling at EKU. Choose from a variety of in-demand and nationally recognized academic programs, from associate to doctoral degrees. 

The School of Opportunity

At Eastern Kentucky University, we take pride in providing an excellent educational experience for students from all walks of life. With comfortable and convenient campus housing options, competitive financial aid packages, and an abundance of student life experiences, you are sure to find your place at EKU.
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Virtual Tour

Experience EKU at your convenience using our Virtual Tour. You’ll find information about campus housing, academic buildings, athletic facilities and so much more. After taking the virtual tour, be sure to schedule a time to visit campus and apply for admission.


EKU graduates employed full time 6 months after graduation


First-Generation College Students


EKU Stories

EKU graduate Kaitlin Coyle wears her cap and gown as she speaks during commencement

EKU Commencement Speaker Fulfills Ambitious Educational Goal

Commencement speaker Kaitlin Coyle set out to pursue three majors when she first enrolled as a freshman.

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Scholars Tank Awards The Vintage Tailor $5,000

Our Scholars Tank offers students the opportunity to present their business ideas in front of “sharks” and compete for a $5,000 award.

Joanna Ouyang in her commencement robe

Colonel Earns Bachelor’s Degree in Business in Two Years at 19 Years Old

Chia Hui Ouyang, who goes by Joanna, was this spring’s youngest graduate at 19 years old. Ouyang earned her international business degree in just two years time.

Smiling graduates with diplomas walking down aisle during commencement ceremony

2023 Spring Commencement

Congratulations Spring 2023 graduates! We celebrated over 2,000 graduates during three spring commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 12. Classmates, friends and families gathered in the Baptist Health Arena at Alumni Coliseum to honor graduates from the university’s six academic colleges. Among the top awarded degrees were nursing, psychology, criminal justice, occupational science and social work.

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PGA Golf Management

EKU offers the only accredited PGA golf management program in the region. Featuring a 100% job placement upon graduation, EKU is the premier destination for golf management.