Eastern Kentucky University
SAT/ACT mins: 18 Composite ACT with 18 Eng, 19 Math, 18 Reading or SAT score of 870. For those with scores lower than 18 we have a Veterans Bridge to College Success program that provides developmental coursework to help them get up to speed.
SAT or ACT Scores must not be more than: 10 years old.
LSP Application deadline: 60 days prior to classes beginning each semester.
Where to find application: Online application is best; applicants should indicate their military connection for expedited processing.
Freshmen class report date: EKU accepts new students in January (Spring), May (Summer) and August (Fall).
Yellow Ribbon participant: Yes.
Will you cover difference between tuition minus GI Bill and cost of in state "state" school tuition? Or do you want to keep it to in-state residents? We offer a Targeted Tuition rate to veterans which is less than the current state “Cap” tuition rate, so those having 36 months of service will have their tuition covered completely.
Do you want to donate additional money to each applicant should the need arise? No.
Processing fees: EKU waives the application fee for all undergraduate veterans.
Are all majors open to Marines? Yes
Recognize AA degree or any college course work: EKU accepts all coursework from Regional Accredited Colleges and Universities and apply those credits towards the student’s degree requirements.
Recognize awarding of college credits via alternative means, e.g., DANTES or CLEP: Yes.
Additional information: EKU will accept SMART transcripts. EKU offers 9 hours for completion of basic training (3 hours of Wellness and 6 hours of Military Science) in addition to credits awarded based on ACE recommendations.