EKU is listed by Forbes Magazine as being in the top 10 percent of America’s colleges and universities for the second year in a row.
Military Times Edge Magazine ranks EKU highest among the Nation’s top 100 colleges and universities listed in its upcoming “Best for Vets: Colleges” Issue.
EKU is included again in the US News and World Report’s annual listing of top colleges and universities as a Tier I intuition.
EKU was also designated as one of America’s most Veteran Friendly campuses by GI Jobs magazine.
For the second consecutive year, EKU ranks in the top 15 percent of educational institutions doing the most to embrace veterans as students and was designated as one of America’s most Veteran Friendly campuses by GI Jobs magazine.
EKU is among only 175 of America’s 5,000 colleges and universities to be recognized for community engagement – both curricular and in practice – by the Carnegie Foundation.
EKU is listed in the Top 10 Online Colleges in the Nation, according to “Best Colleges” online rankings.
EKU’s Fire & Safety Engineering Technology bachelor’s degree program is accredited by IFSAC, the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress.
EKU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.
This regional accrediting body is recognized by both the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA**) and the United States Department of Education (USDE). Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Eastern Kentucky University. The Commission on Colleges should be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.