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Parent & Family Resources

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Here at EKU, we understand that the choice of where to attend college is an important and tough decision to make. We hope to make this process easier by providing you with resources and other useful information about EKU. At any time you are more than welcome to contact our office with questions!


Get Started

It all starts with submitting an application. In addition to the application, we also require a high school transcript, official ACT/SAT scores and a $35 application fee.

  • Click here to apply and find out more about the other steps to finalize your application.
  • Curious about what your child can study here at EKU? Click here to learn more about our programs.

See It for Yourself

Visit the #campusbeautiful and see what EKU can offer you! From daily visits, to Spotlight Days and Off-Campus Open Houses, we offer a number of different visits and events to fit your busy schedule.

  • Click here to learn more about scheduling your visit to campus or to one of our campus events.
  • Need help finding EKU? Click here for directions to campus as well as hotel/lodging options in the area.

College IS Affordable!

We know that every little bit helps when covering the costs of a college education. Our Financial Aid staff can help you navigate these challenges and answer any financial questions you may have.

  • Click here to learn more about the financial aid and scholarships EKU can offer your child.
  • Click here to view tuition and fees for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Prospective out-of-state students may qualify for our SMART Tuition Rate. Click here to find out more about our SMART Program.

Living on Campus

Living in a residence hall is a huge part of the college experience as a whole. Our Housing department strives to make our residence halls not just a place to stay, but rather a "home" away from home.

  • Click here to learn more about the residence halls on campus.
  • Click here to view a map of EKU including residence halls, academic and adminstrative buildings, and other campus structures.

Be Active and Involved at EKU

Students have the opportunity to become involved in a number of different activities here at EKU. The first year of college is critical and we offer a number of ways for students to get started on the right foot.

  • Click here to learn more about all things student life here at EKU.
  • Click here to join the EKU Parent & Family Network to get connected and stay in the know about all things EKU.

Resources for Success

Success in college is more than just making good grades. A successful college student takes advantage of the opportunities here at EKU to prepare themselves for a rewarding career after graduating in four years.

  • Click here to learn more about our tutoring and mentoring opportunities available to every student.
  • Our Career & Co-Op Office can help students gain real work experience as a student and find out more about their intended career field. Click here to learn more.