The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • EKU has more expensive tuition & fees ($20,024) than EIU ($14,930).
  • It is harder to admit to EIU than EKU.
  • EKU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,065) than EIU (1,020).
  • EKU has higher submitted ACT score (21) than EIU (20).
  • EKU has more students with 14,465 students while EIU has 8,626 students.
  • EKU has more full-time faculties with 563 faculties while EIU has 378 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Eastern Kentucky University and Eastern Illinois University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
EKUEIU
EKUvs.EIU
Richmond, KentuckyLocationCharleston, Illinois
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$9,752
Out-Of-State$20,024
Tuition & Fees
In-State$12,562
Out-Of-State$14,930
74% ($8,558)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($9,421)
$8,558Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,421
87.37 %Acceptance Rates51.51 %
32.07 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)18.45 %
1,065SAT Score1,020
21ACT Score20
45 %Graduation Rate51 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate34 %
79 %Retention Rate74 %
14,465Student Population8,626
563Number of Faculties378
15 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services

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