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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
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
Eastern Kentucky University Alumna and Lexington Herald-Leader Reporter, Taylor Six, ’18, was named reporter of the year by CNHI, LLC, in March 2022 for reporting and writing excellence.
Dr. D. Gary Brown, CIH, RS, DAAS, made waves this past year as he was elected as president of the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA).
2022 Fall Commencement
Congratulations Fall 2022 graduates! We celebrated over 1,200 EKU students during two fall commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 3. Peers, friends and families gathered at Alumni Coliseum to honor graduates from the university’s six academic colleges. Among the top awarded degrees were psychology, occupational safety, criminal justice, nursing and aviation.
Reminiscing at the Family Dog
Thousands of EKU Colonels – alumni, students and community members – came to downtown Richmond for this year’s Homecoming Block Party featuring the Family Dog. For the first time in 22 years, the Family Dog opened its doors for tours for one night only. Hear some of the stories and memories from this iconic Richmond venue.