Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of almost a century of educational service to the Commonwealth.
Eastern Kentucky University was founded in 1906 with a faculty of seven. In 1909, when the first commencement was held, 11 people received degrees. Over the last century, we’ve grown to a full-fledged comprehensive university offering 168 degree programs and serving more than 15,000 students a year. But EKU hasn’t lost that small-college feel.
College of Business & Technology
The College of Business & Technology of Eastern Kentucky University is located in Richmond, Kentucky includes over 20 academic programs in agriculture, aviation, business, communication, military science (ROTC), and technology as well as essential services provided by the Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, and Technology and the EKU Small Business Development Center. All units composing the College of Business and Technology work together as a family to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.