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As part of Eastern Kentucky University’s overall Strategic Plan, we recognize the unique social and cultural perspective that the veteran and military community brings to our campus. EKU is committed to serving these students while ensuring strict adherence and compliance with federal and state regulations, from the admissions process to graduation and beyond. That’s why we’re not just military-friendly; we’re VETS|Ready ®.

Being VETS|Ready® makes earning your degree faster or more affordable. Click your Student Checklist in the menu to apply and get started today!

EKU awards maximum credit hours for military training/experience. Visit the VETS|Ready Opportunity Portal to see how your military credits can advance you towards degree completion! EKU offers world-class, accredited programs for both residential and online students. Click on the buttons below to learn more about our programs and how your military training and experience can be a pathway towards accelerated degree completion.

Questions about degree programs or need help with your JST? Call 859-622-2345 or email

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