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Office of Military and Veteran Affairs

Why EKU?

Eastern Kentucky University has a long history of providing high-quality, accredited programs and exceptional delivery of services to veterans, active duty service members, and military dependents.

That is why EKU has consistently been ranked in the top 10% (and number 1 in Kentucky) "Best for Vets" by Military Times magazine.

Here are some of the support services that sets EKU apart in helping you achieve your educational goals:

  • No admission fee for undergraduate veterans, active duty servicemembers, or military dependents
  • Reduced Active Duty Rate* ($250 for undergraduate and $325 for graduate)
  • Maximum credit hours for military experience
  • Priority registration and book vouchers upon request
  • Veteran cohort classes
  • Dedicated space that includes a computer lab, hospitality station, and access to OMVA staff and services
  • Dedicated Veteran and Active Duty Supplemental Academic Advisor
  • Senior Certifying Official with an additional Supplemental Certifying Officials to ensure federal entitlement is received ASAP
  • Resident "Vet Success on Campus" VA Counselor
  • Veteran and military-specific Institutional and Membership scholarship opportunities
  • Military-helpful withdrawal and readmission policy
  • Active EKU VETS Club and SALUTE National Honor Society Chapter

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      *certain restrictions apply



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