EKU Named a Top 25 Online University for Military Students

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Eastern Kentucky University and EKU Online have the distinction of being among the Top 25 online degree providers in the 2016 Guide to Military Friendly® Schools.

EKU Online was named one of the Top 25 Online Universities for Military by Military Friendly Schools.

EKU Online was named one of the Top 25 Online Universities for Military by Military Friendly Schools.

Eastern Kentucky University strives to recognize and serve our veteran students and their families by offering the highest standard of online learning available on both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

EKU Online degree programs will be recognized in the 2016 Guide to Military Friendly® Schools as one of the Top 25 online universities for service members and their families.

“Eastern Kentucky University strives to recognize and serve our veteran students and their families by offering the highest standard of online learning available on both the undergraduate and graduate levels,” said Dr. Bryan Cole, director of the EKU Office of Military and Veteran Affairs.

Institutions competed for the elite Military Friendly® School title by completing a survey of over 100 questions covering ten categories, including military support on campus, graduation and employment outcomes, and military spouse policies. Survey responses were scored against benchmarks across these key indicators of success. In addition, data was independently tested by EY (Ernst & Young) with guidance from an independent Advisory Board of higher education and recruiting professionals.

EKU Online provides an accredited education in a flexible format for military students and spouses including:

  • No application fee for undergraduate applicants in the military
  • 9 credit hours for military service via the Joint Service Transcript
  • More than 30 undergraduate and graduate online degree options, in addition to on-campus degree programs
  • Operation Veteran Success, a series of initiatives designed to support military students every step of the way
  • The EKU Veterans Affairs Office, where you can get information about everything related to your status as a military student
  • Military-friendly withdrawal and re-admissions policies

For more information, visit [go.EKU.edu/OnlineBestforVets2016.

Consistently recognized among the nation’s best online degree programs, EKU strives to make quality education accessible to everyone. EKU is an accredited, brick-and-mortar institution celebrating more than 100 years of student success. EKU Online offers more than 30 undergraduate and graduate degree options in a variety of fields, representing Arts and Sciences, Education, Justice and Safety and Health Sciences.

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