Eastern Kentucky University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS*).
Eastern Kentucky University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS*):
This regional accrediting body is recognized by both the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA**) and the United States Department of Education (USDE).
*Eastern Kentucky University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Eastern Kentucky University. The Commission on Colleges should be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.
** Council for Higher Education Accreditation: One Dupont Circle N.W., Suite 510, Washington, DC 20036 / Phone: 202-955-6126 / Web: www.chea.org
A Distinguished Record of Educational Service
About EKU: A Distinguished Record of Educational Service
Eastern Kentucky University is a regionally accredited, co-educational, public institution of higher education. Founded in Richmond, Kentucky, in 1906, the university offers both undergraduate and graduate level programs as well as professional training in a variety of fields including education, business, health sciences, art, justice, science and safety. Originally established to help prepare quality teachers for elementary and secondary schools, more than 100 years later, EKU has expanded exponentially to currently offer over 15,000 students each year over 165 general and liberal arts programs.
The university continues to honor its commitment to education and our students by implementing small class sizes and a low student-to-teacher ratio. By encouraging direct student-to-student and teacher-to-student interaction, as well as encouraging teachers to take a very personal vested interest in each student, Eastern Kentucky University demonstrates its dedication to providing high-quality instruction.