Eastern Kentucky University offers reduced tuition rates of $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses** to eligible active service members and their spouses who are not utilizing any other form of federal or state military education entitlement other than Tuition Assistance (TA) or My Career Advancement Account Scholarship (MyCAA).
Eligible active duty service members who are not utilizing any other form of federal or state military education entitlement other than Tuition Assistance (TA) also receive the reduced tuition rate of $325 for graduate courses.***
Some restrictions apply; if you have questions regarding your eligibility for the Active Duty Rate, please call the Office of Military & Veterans Affairs at 859-622-2345 or email EKUVeteransAffairs@eku.edu
*Activity duty is defined as on federal orders for 180 days or more.
**The following programs are not eligible for the Reduced Military Spouse Rate: BS in Nursing and BS in Occupational Therapy.
***Regular online tuition rates apply to the following programs: Master of Science in Nursing, Doctorate in Nursing Practice, and Doctorate in Occupational Therapy.
Visit: SCRA and provide the information requested to generate a certificate verifying active duty status.**
Submit your certificate of active duty status to the Office of Military & Veterans Affairs:
Office: Powell Student Center 137
Richmond, KY 40475
**Important Note: Students will need to provide an updated certificate of active duty status at the beginning of each academic year to extend the active duty reduced tuition. Students must certify their active duty status by the end of the Add/Drop period in their first term, as well as by the end of the Add/Drop period in the first term of each subsequent academic year.
Visit: MiConnect to obtain Family ID cards.
Submit to Office of Military & Veterans Affairs by emailing proof to EKUVeteransAffairs@eku.edu with “Reduced Military Spouse Rate Confirmation” in the subject line.
Other Verification Options:
**Important Note: Proof of military spouse status must be resubmitted at the beginning of each semester prior to the Add/Drop date. This rate cannot be applied retroactively.
“I’d like to thank the EKU College of Justice & Safety for the opportunity to complete my degree online. It’s very user-friendly, and everyone has bent over backwards to make this happen.”
– 1LT Heath Bergmann, EKU Online graduate student on deployment in Afghanistan