Eastern Kentucky University History
Eastern Kentucky University was opened in the year 1874 as the Central University. It is a public university which is situated in Richmond in Kentucky. It has gone through a series of name changes from central university to eastern Kentucky state normal school no.1 to eastern Kentucky state normal school and teachers college to eastern Kentucky state teachers college to finally eastern Kentucky University in 1966.
Eastern Kentucky University Programs, Courses and Schools
Eastern Kentucky University offers undergraduate, graduate, certificate, major, minor, online, program, associate degrees and honor programs to the students. Degrees are provided to the students in various fields of studies such as accounting, agriculture etc.
University is equipped with highly qualified faculties most of them holding expertise. Student to faculty ratio is low. The university is known for its honors program which is nationally recognised.
Eastern Kentucky University Campuses
Eastern Kentucky University campus is a modern infrastructure with four campuses with student safety being the priority. Basic amenities for the students are cafeteria, auditorium, cultural centres, recreational area, halls, classrooms, labs, and bookstore and campus store. There are more than 200 student organisations. University media includes newspaper and radio station.
University library is loaded with books, e-books, journals, magazines and research guides. Databases and access to computer systems is available. Spacious study area and rooms are available which can be reserved to study.
Eastern Kentucky University Achievements and USP
Eastern Kentucky University is nationally recognised. It has been ranked by the U.S. News and World Report among top public schools and regional universities. Forbes has ranked the university among top universities of America. It is also one of the best Vets College in America. University’s athletic teams are also nationally known.
Financial assistance is offered to the students by offering them scholarships, loans, financial aids and grants. This helps students pursuing their education without any hamper.
Eastern Kentucky University Notable Alumni
Roy Kidd (Football player), Murad Raas (Politician), Chrissy Roberts (Basketball coach), Steve Pence (Politician), Lee Majors (Actor), Laura Kirkpatrick (Model), Silas House (Writer).
Student Faculty Ratio