Eastern Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Eastern Kentucky University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

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 strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Eastern Kentucky University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Eastern Kentucky University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1180
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Eastern Kentucky University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (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%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Eastern Kentucky University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Eastern Kentucky University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Eastern?

Admission data indicates that Eastern regularly accepts students with ACT's 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Eastern Kentucky University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness 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%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Eastern Kentucky University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Eastern Kentucky University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,036 4,179 10,215
Accepted 4,383 2,832 7,215
Acceptance Rate 73% 68% 71%
Enrolled 1,610 1,184 2,794
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 42% 39%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Eastern Kentucky University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Eastern Kentucky University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Eastern Kentucky University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

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