Apply for Admission at EKU

Completing Your Application

EKU's Online Application is for Undergraduate Admission. Please use the following steps to complete your application:

  1. Submit an Online Application or download the application form (PDF) to send by mail. 
  2. Request a copy of your Official High School Transcript.
  3. Take the ACT or SAT and have your official test results sent to EKU.
  4. Submit a $35 application fee. Your application will not be processed without this fee. If paying application fee by check, please indicate on the check to whom the fee should be credited and the expected semester of enrollment.

Please note: This fee is not required of students seeking admission status as a Veteran, EKU Now! or High School Special Admit student.

The Common App

EKU is now a member of the Common Application. Please use this option if you are a new freshman and plan to apply through the Common Application. Click here to submit the Common Application to EKU.

Once You've Applied. . .

  • Submit your 2017-2018 Early FAFSA for Financial Assistance on October 1st.
  • Send your final High School Transcript (clearly indicating your graduation date) to the Office of Admissions immediately after you graduate.
  • Register to attend a Summer Orientation Session (Registration for Orientation will open May 2017).
  • Use the Scholarship Estimator to help determine what scholarships you are eligible for!
  • Apply for Campus Housing. You are required to live in university residence hall facilities if:
    • You are a single, full-time undergraduate student under the age of 21.
    • You have fewer than 60 hours.
    • If you live off campus and you fail to meet either of these requirements, you will be assessed the lowest residence hall fee.

Please Note: Exceptions are made if you live with your parents, if their principal residence is within 50 miles of the Richmond campus as determined by an official state map. An additional Commuter Information form must be completed to request this exception. Please visit the Housing website for additional information.


Why wait? Submit your application to EKU today!