Eastern Kentucky University Graduate Schools

Eastern Kentucky University (referred to as EKU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Richmond, KY. It is classified as Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Eastern Kentucky University is $10,450 for Kentucky residents and $14,500 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,417 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,815 including undergraduate students.

Eastern Kentucky University Graduate School Overview

Eastern Kentucky University (referred to as EKU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Richmond, KY. It is classified as Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
Eastern Kentucky University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1928 - Current).
Eastern Kentucky UniversityDirectory Information
School NameEastern Kentucky University (referred to as EKU)
Address521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, KY 40475-3102
Phone859-622-1000
Webhttps://www.eku.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.eku.edu
Financial Infohttps://finaid.eku.edu
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Eastern Kentucky University is $10,450 for Kentucky residents and $14,500 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,417 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,815 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 58 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other). Among them, 23 programs are available online classes.
EKU Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$14,500
$10,450 for Kentucky Residents
Student Population2,417
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs58 graduate programs
(23 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Eastern Kentucky University is $10,450 for Kentucky residents and $14,500 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $550 for Kentucky residents and $775 for out-of-state students. Eastern Kentucky University offers the alternative tuition plans.
EKU 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Kentucky Residents$10,450
Out-of-State$14,500
Tuition per Credit Hour
Kentucky Residents$550
Out-of-State$775
Eastern Kentucky University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Eastern Kentucky University campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at EKU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)23 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

Eastern Kentucky University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Eastern Kentucky University is $10,450 for Kentucky residents and $14,500 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -3.78% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$9,000-$14,940-
2016-2017$9,450$300$15,390$300
2017-2018$9,900$370$14,850$370
2018-2019$9,900$670$14,400$670
2019-2020$9,900$550$13,950$550
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $15,076 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Eastern Kentucky University. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.40% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,076. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.98% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Eastern Kentucky University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$8,222$2,800$8,222$4,600
2016-2017$8,666$2,800$8,666$4,600
2017-2018$9,728$2,800$9,728$4,600
2018-2019$10,040$2,800$10,040$4,600
2019-2020$10,476$2,800$10,476$4,600
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $550 for Kentucky residents and $775 for other students at Eastern Kentucky University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -3.13% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$500$830
2016-2017$525$855
2017-2018$550$825
2018-2019$550$800
2019-2020$550$775

Graduate Programs at EKU

Eastern Kentucky University offers 53 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 910 students have completed their study at Eastern Kentucky University.
Offered Degrees at Eastern Kentucky University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree4016784
Doctor's degree - professional practice2149
Doctor's degree - other320
Post Bachelor's Degree4119
Post Master's Degree4358
Total5323910

Eastern Kentucky University offers 53 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 910 students have completed their studies.
  • 784 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 49 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 19 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 58 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (10 completers) 254 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction15-
Educational Leadership and Administration20$37,400
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration7-
Special Education and Teaching24$37,700
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented13-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments30-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services39$38,900
Elementary Education and Teaching12-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching6-
Secondary Education and Teaching10-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels12-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education14-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching30-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist19-
Engineering Technology [+] 17 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management17-
English Language And Literature [+] 16 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
Creative Writing9-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences11-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 10 completers-
Mathematics3-
Mathematics and Statistics7-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 7 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management7-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science0-
Physical Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry4-
Psychology [+] 26 completers-
Psychology12-
Clinical Psychology10$46,500
Industrial and Organizational Psychology4-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (4 completers) 142 completers$31,200
0$31,200
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration13-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies11-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services (other)118$70,000
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 50 completers-
0-
Public Administration50-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] (2 completers) 13 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music13-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 204 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Athletic Training/Trainer5-
Public Health25$36,800
Occupational Therapy/Therapist75-
Dietetics/Dietitian1-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse98$88,300
Business [+] 13 completers-
Business/Commerce13-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total784
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Clinical Psychology0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Nursing Practice0-
Total0
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 15 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration15-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Practice22-
Total49
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 3 completers-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments3-
Engineering Technology [+] 8 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician8-
Psychology [+] (2 completers) 4 completers-
Psychology0-
Psychology (other)4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene0-
Total19
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 38 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration38-
Psychology [+] 5 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing3-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing12-
Total58

Graduate Student Population at EKU

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,417 students enrolled into Eastern Kentucky University graduate schools where it has total 15,815 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 715 full-time and 1,702 part-time students. By gender, 777 male and 1,640 female students are attending Eastern Kentucky University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Eastern Kentucky University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Eastern Kentucky University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4177771,640
Full-time715229486
Part-tme1,7025481,154
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Eastern Kentucky University.
There are 1,903 White (78.73%), 138 Black/African American (5.71%), 63 Hispanic (2.61%), 31 Asian (1.28%), and 282 students with other races. 40 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Eastern Kentucky University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4177771,640
American Indian/Native American404
Asian311021
Black/African American1386078
Hispanic632538
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
White1,9035271,376
Two More541935
Un-Known18111170
Non-resident Alien402416
Eastern Kentucky University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,403 graduate students (58.05% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 416 graduate students (17.21% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Eastern Kentucky University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Eastern Kentucky University
Number of Students
Total2,417
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,403
Enrolled Some Online Courses416
Not in Online Courses598
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Eastern Kentucky University. 589 students are aged 20 to 24 (24.37% of total students), 184 students are aged above 50 (7.61%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Eastern Kentucky University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Eastern Kentucky University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4177771,640
Age 20-21725
Age 22-24582158424
Age 25-29570185385
Age 30-34402139263
Age 35-3928387196
Age 40-49389146243
Age 50-6416954115
Over 641569

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