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Can I get into Eastern? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 7,215 out of 10,215 applicants or 71% were admitted making Eastern a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores. Eastern Kentucky University typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||37%||42%||39%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Eastern Kentucky University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Eastern regularly accepts students with ACTs of 19 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 98 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eastern Kentucky University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 835. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1065 out of 1600. 4 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>81%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||71%-81%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||59%-71%|
|16 to 19||Reach||46%-59%|
|Less than 16||Low||<46%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1180 and Above||Good||>81%|
|1065 to 1180||Avg +||71%-81%|
|950 to 1065||Avg -||59%-71%|
|835 to 950||Reach||46%-59%|
|Less than 835||Low||<46%|
You will need about average high school grades to get into Eastern Kentucky University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eastern Kentucky University was 3.22 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Eastern accepts 71% of students who apply.
You have 71 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Eastern Kentucky University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=156620 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Kentucky University.