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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,307
  • Online BAH
    $916.50
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
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Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University is a four-year, public university in Richmond, Kentucky. Eastern Kentucky University offers associates, bachelor’s, and master’s degree options. EKU Online offers more than 40 degree and certificate options that can be completed from home or while stationed abroad.

EKU Veteran & Military Support Programs

EKU offers the following veteran and military support programs:

Eastern Kentucky University is a MyCAA approved school.

Unique Vet Offerings at Eastern Kentucky University

Active duty service members on federal orders for at least 180 days are eligible for EKU’s Military Reduced Tuition, which is $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses and $325 per credit hour for graduate courses. In addition, students will remain eligible to qualify for federal financial aid and have the opportunity to use their GI Bill benefits to cover any remaining costs.

Message from Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth.Within these general responsibilities and purposes, the University is dedicated to three specific functions -- high-quality instruction, scholarship, and service, and places emphasis on the three in that order. Through its colleges and schools, the University seeks to offer quality instruction at a variety of degree levels in general education, the arts, the sciences, business, education, pre-professional and professional areas, and applied and technical disciplines. Through consultative services, continuing education, and the extended campus, the University seeks to provide service to the community and the region. Research seeks both to advance knowledge in the subject matter areas with which the University is concerned and to support the primary function of teaching.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 9,366
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 9,366
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,307
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    YES
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    YES

    Yellow Ribbon Detail

  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Online
  • Amount
    Unlimited
  • Number
    Unlimited
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • All
  • Amount
    $6,000.00
  • Number
    10
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • All
  • Amount
    $5,000.00
  • Number
    20
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $9,366
    In State
    $18,250
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $9,000
    In State
    $14,940
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $0
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 0
Student Population
  • Student Count
    13,127
    Undergraduate
    2,366
    Graduate
    962
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    42.5%
    Population
  • Female
    57.5%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Public
  • Setting
    Town
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    490
    SAT Math
    490
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    22
    ACT
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