Resources for School Counselors
Few mentors have a greater ability to help students plan for life after high school than school counselors. At EKU, we recognize the importance of your role. On this page, you will find information about EKU you can pass onto your students, as well as workshops and resources for you.
Join us for a School Counselor Visit
Our School Counselor campus visits last approximately 1.5 hours and include an information session delivered by Admissions as well as a guided walking tour led by a current EKU student. Select a date and time that works best for you below to register:
- Wednesday, September 16th at 9:30 AM EST
- Tuesday, October 20th at 10:00 AM EST
- Monday, November 9th at 9:30 AM EST
Things to Know About EKU
Applications are now open!
Your student will need an official high school transcript. Test scores will not be used for admissions decisions for incoming freshmen; however, test scores are highly encourage to determine appropriate course placement. We accept test scores posted on official high school transcripts.
100 Degree Programs
EKU offers traditional degrees like business, marketing, accounting and psychology. Students can also choose a more unique path, such as aviation, American Sign Language interpreting and PGA golf management. And we’re the state’s premier destination for “helping careers” such as nursing, teaching and emergency response.
|Student Type||Per Semester|
|Full-Time Kentucky Students||$4,633|
|Full-Time Out-of-State Students||$9,669|
Reduced Out-Of-State Tuition
All undergraduates from any U.S. state entering EKU in the fall of 2020 are eligible for the SMART Program tuition of $5,150 per semester ($10,300 per year). When combined with EKU's affordable housing rates and meal plans, your total cost of attendance is lower than many schools in your home state, allowing you to pay less for an educational experience that is second-to-none.
Freshman Admissions Standards
Below are the standards for admission to the university as a first-time freshman:
Standard Admission: High School Cumulative GPA (unweighted): 2.50 or higher
Success First Admission: High School Cumulative GPA (unweighted): 2.00-2.49
*All students must have a minimum high school GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. While test scores are not required for admissions purposes, students are encouraged to submit test scores for proper course placement in English and mathematics courses.
All freshman applicants are automatically awarded scholarships based on their academic credentials when they apply to EKU. Get more information about our scholarships.