Resources for Guidance Counselors
In the Office of Admissions, we recognize the importance of your role as a Guidance Counselor to the students and school system you serve. Let this page serve as a guide to help you share information about EKU's many opportunities with the students in your school.
Join us for one of our Guidance Counselor Workshops
We cordially invite all guidance counselors and appropriate personnel from your school to attend our guidance counselor workshops this fall. We will be hosting workshops in Richmond (Nov. 1), Corbin (Oct. 3), Pikeville (Dec. 4) and Owensboro (Nov. 8). Register here to reserve your spot!
Apply Now for Fall 2019
It all starts with the application! Students are required to submit an official high school transcript, ACT or SAT scores, and to pay the $35 application fee to finalize their application to EKU.
Click here to review the application and other required steps.
Freshman Admissions Standards
Eastern Kentucky University takes a holistic approach to determine admission. Students who meet the state established benchmarks below are guaranteed admission to the university as a first-time freshman
- ACT English: 18+
- ACT Math: 19+
- ACT Reading: 20+
- SAT Evidence-Based Reading/Writing: 490
- SAT Math: 480
High School Cumulative GPA (Unweighted): 2.5
All applicants must have a minimum high school GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Tuition and Fees
|In & Out-of-State Students||Per Semester|
|Full Time Kentucky Students||$4,498|
|Full Time Out-of-State Students||$9,387|
Housing (double occupancy) costs range from $2,742-$3,550. Click here for a more detailed description of housing costs.
Prospective students in select states may qualify for our SMART Tuition Rate. For more on our SMART Program, click here.
More than 100 Degree Programs
Ranked #2 by the Washington Monthly as the "Best-Bang-for-the-Buck" school among all public universities in the state of Kentucky, EKU is committed to helping every student reach their full potential. Students can choose from a wide variety of programs to study before taking that knowledge into the real world. Click here for a full list of available programs at EKU.
All freshman applicants are automatically awarded scholarships based on their academic credentials when they apply to EKU. More information about our scholarships can be found here.
Download/View Digital Version
Our Kentucky Guidance Counselor Resource Guide can also be viewed or printed on Issuu.