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Eastern Kentucky University Admissions

At EKU, you’ll find a friendly and inclusive learning environment, a beautiful campus, faculty and staff dedicated to your success and plentiful opportunities. Join us at Eastern Kentucky University!

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New scholarships make EKU even more affordable for first time students. Get rewarded for your high school achievements with merit scholarships, ranging from $1,000 up to full in-state tuition. Many scholarship levels are based solely on high school GPA.

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Bring your ambition. Your books are on us. Textbooks are free for all undergraduate students attending EKU on campus or online. With EKU BookSmart, fewer obstacles stand between you and your degree.

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You can now apply to EKU for free. Both undergraduate and graduate application fees are automatically waived when you complete your application. There’s no better time to take the next step toward your educational goals.

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ACT or SAT scores are no longer required for most first time student scholarships. New applications are currently reviewed by GPA only – not GPA and standardized test scores. On your path to a degree, you don’t need to worry about test scores standing in your way.

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Take a virtual tour of our beautiful campus.