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 Apply by: 11/30/21      Start in: January

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Online Degrees and Certificates


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EKU has been offering online degrees since 2006


Free Textbooks
Free Application

Textbooks are free for all undergraduate students with EKU BookSmart! And there’s no fee to apply.


Free Tutoring &
Career Services

Receive online tutoring and career services at no charge.


Credit for Training

Get credit for existing military experience as well as transfer credits earned at other institutions

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Gain an education as valuable as your future.

Designed for working adults, courses are offered in accelerated terms, with multiple start dates per year. EKU offers a generous credit transfer policy, free textbooks for undergraduate students, and free tutoring and career services. With a flexible online format, you can complete your degree on your schedule — some in as little as 18 months — while maintaining your professional and personal obligations.

Whether you want to start, finish or advance your education, EKU Online has a program that can fit your schedule and your needs.

  • Accelerated 8-week terms
  • Free textbooks for undergraduate students
  • Multiple start dates per year
  • Free online tutoring & career services
  • Generous credit transfer policy
  • Free application
  • Dedicated advisors stay with you from application to graduation
  • Reduced tuition for active duty military members

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About Our University

Eastern Kentucky University is consistently recognized as being one of the best online colleges in the nation.

Eastern Kentucky University is a nationally recognized public university located in Richmond, Kentucky. Established in 1874, EKU strives to make quality education available to everyone. A brick-and-mortar accredited institution, EKU began offering online degrees in 2006 and continues to service all students with our on-campus offerings.

The University offers more than 50 online programs in various areas of study, designed for adult learners who want to earn a college degree or certificate while working full-time or juggling other life priorities. Online programs are available through the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, College of Business, College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, College of Education & Applied Human Sciences, College of Health Sciences, and College of Justice, Safety & Military Science.