EKU-Somerset Campus


EKU Somerset Campus would like to announce to all students, faculty, and staff our new email address is  http://Somerset@eku.edu 


EKU Somerset would like to welcome back students, faculty, and staff for the 2014-2015 Semester. #GoBigE


Appalachian Studies and You

Q: What can I do with a minor or certificate in Appalachian Studies?

A: Whatever you want! As an interdisciplinary minor, Appalachian Studies can benefit students from all majors. The courses in Appalachian Studies are not limiting, they can help broaden your horizons and enhance opportunities!

For more information: http://appalachianstudies.eku.edu/appalachian-studies-and-you


EKU Dual Credit Update:

Qualified EKU Dual Credit students may enroll in a maximum of two courses per semester (pending availability at your location).  Dual Credit tuition is $65 per credit hour; however, all applications will be reviewed to determine eligibility for additional dual credit scholarships (see website at http://dualcredit.eku.edu/tuition-and-fees-0).




RICHMOND, Ky. –Eastern Kentucky University ranks among “America’s Best Colleges” for the seventh consecutive year, according to Forbes, the popular business magazine.

Because Forbes recognizes 650 undergraduate institutions among approximately 6,600 accredited postsecondary institutions nationwide, the ranking essentially places Eastern among the top 10 percent of colleges and universities.

The report, compiled by Forbes and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity (CCAP) from a variety of sources, ranks undergraduate institutions based on students’ satisfaction with their college experience, incurred debt, retention and graduation rates, and the success and salaries of graduates.

In its report, Forbes said: “What sets our calculation … apart from other rankings is our firm belief in ‘output’ over ‘input.’ We’re not all that interested in what gets a student into college. Our sights are set directly on … what students are getting out of college.”

To view the complete rankings, visit www.forbes.com/top-colleges.


Exciting news!!!!!  

Now available online; Masters of Education programs in:  Library Science, Elementary Education, Special Education – LBD, and Instructional leadership    http://coe.eku.edu/



Regional campus students majoring in online programs are able to register for the restricted online courses without needing any overrides.  Students should be aware eCampus courses are taught in an 8-week format and are charged at the rate of $395/credit hour. (Students located at extended sites are also eligible to take coursework at their respective campuses in conjunction with their eCampus courses).

 Things you need to know!!!!!!

Withdrawing and Financial Aid:

Federal Financial Aid regulations require students to earn credit from classes funded by financial aid.  Financial aid regulations do not distinguish between receiving a “W” in a course, or an “F” in a course.  In both cases tuition is paid with financial aid funds and in both cases the student did not earn credit. Students, advisors, and instructors should note therefore that multiple withdraws can impede appropriate progress toward degree and thus negatively impact a student’s ability to retain financial aid.


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