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Eastern Kentucky University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Richmond, KY

Location and Setting


Richmond Population
32,550
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Lexington
Campus Size
500 acres

Weather

Temperature
22.4 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Richmond
Nearest Train Station

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
 
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
64%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Colonel
School Colors
Maroon and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x   x  
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Golf x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Golf x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, softball, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, honor society, regular society
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
8% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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