EKU Online: Tuition & Financial Aid

EKU Online Tuition

Earn your degree on your terms at Eastern Kentucky University, a brick-and-mortar institution with the highest accreditation available. EKU Online tuition rates for bachelor's degree programs and master's degree programs are listed below. Additional costs may include textbooks, fees for online proctoring services, lab fees and technology fees, which will vary by course.

NOTE: The pricing below is for 100% online degree and non-degree options with EKU Online. Contact EKU Student Accounting Services regarding pricing for online courses taken as part of an on-campus curriculum.

Associates & Bachelor's Degrees

EKU Online associates and bachelor's degree programs are $400 per credit hour with the exception of the RN-BSN. The EKU Online RN-BSN program is $450 per credit hour.

Master's Degrees

Safety, Security & Emergency Management - $600 per credit hour

Justice, Policy and Leadership - $600 per credit hour

Construction Management - $600 per credit hour

Education (MAEd.) - $500 per credit hour

Library Science - $500 per credit hour

Nursing (MSN) - $650 per credit hour

Public Administration (MPA) - $600 per credit hour


Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - $650 per credit hour

Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) - $650 per credit hour

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students pursuing online degrees at Eastern Kentucky University may also qualify for federal financial aid* (loans and grants), private loans, employer tuition reimbursement and military benefits. The  can assist you with questions about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and federal loans. The EKU Scholarship Office offers a variety of awards and has additional information that can help you pay for college. 


Remember to research other funding options that may be available to you. For example, find out if your employer offers tuition assistance and explore scholarship opportunities from sources other than EKU.

*Starting classes in a B term or Summer term can affect your financial aid. Contact the EKU Financial Aid Office for details.

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