Admissions Information

Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Admission Informationadmissions.eku.edu/
Online Applicationadmissions.eku.edu/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1-Year Certificate, 2-Years Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctoral (Professional Practice), Doctoral (Other)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 98.35% and the yield is 34.96%. 2,583 men and 4,668 women applied to EKU and 2,526 men and 4,605 women students were accepted. Among them, 960 men and 1,533 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants7,2512,5834,668
Admitted7,1312,5264,605
Enrolled2,4939601,533
Acceptance Rate 98.35%97.79%98.65%
Yield 34.96%38.00%33.29%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 99 students (4% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,206 students (88%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 590 and the 25th percentile is 480. The SAT Math score is 590 (75th) and 470 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 24 (75th percentile) and 18 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing480590
SAT Math470590
ACT Composite1824
ACT Math1724
ACT English1725
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Eastern Kentucky University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,079, ACT: 61 - public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Eastern Kentucky University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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EKU Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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