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Tuition and Costs

The amounts listed below are estimates used for budgeting purposes and for determining your eligibility for need-based financial aid for the 2022-23Ā academic year at Eastern Kentucky University.

Please note:

  • Only tuition and fees, on-campus housing and your meal plan are paid directly to EKU.
  • Room and meal plans for on-campus students are only estimates, not actual billed charges.
  • Books and supplies, transportation and personal costs are also estimates and will vary.
  • Additional course fees may be applied.
  • Non-resident students qualify for a discount rate.

UndergraduateĀ Full Time Kentucky ResidentsĀ (12-18.5 credit hours)

Ā  Semester Year
Tuition $4,915 $9,830
Fees* $580 $1,160
Room & Meals** $5,859 $11,718
Required Textbooksā€  $0 $0
Personal $2,050
Transportation $1,500 – $2,500 (off-campus)
Total Costs $13, 172 $26,344

UndergraduateĀ Full Time Out-of-State ResidentsĀ (12-18.5 credit hours)

Ā  Semester Year
Tuition $5,4501 $10,900
Fees* $580 $1,160
Room & Meals** $5,859 $11,718
Required Textbooksā€  $0 $0
Personal $2,050
Transportation $2,500
Total Costs $13,172 $26,344


1 The out of state rate reflects $4,810 in financial aid awards per semester to all out of state students admitted to the University to reduce the cost to $5,450.

UndergraduateĀ International StudentsĀ (12-18.5 credit hours)

SemesterYear
Tuition$9,961$19,922
Fees*$500$1000
Room & Meals**$5,180$10,360
Required Textbooksā€ $0$0
Personal$800$1,600
Transportation$600$1,200
Insurance***$600$1,200
Total Costs$17,641$35,282

ā€ Ā EKU’s BookSmart program lowers the cost of required textbooks to $0 for all undergraduate students. More information about EKU BookSmart is available atĀ https://advantage.eku.edu/books.


* Fees are based on 12-18.5 hours, and do not include specific course and parking fees.
** Room & Board rates depend on which residence hall and meal plan a student selects.
***Estimated cost of insurance.