EKU Tuition Discount for Kentucky Teachers

discounted tuition rate

EKU is offering active Kentucky teachers a discounted tuition rate of $399 per credit hour in appreciation of their dedicated service to youth.

Discount applies to the following for active Kentucky teachers:

  • Master of Arts of Teaching for students who are active Kentucky teachers and choose to teach using Option 6 certification while in this initial certification program
  • Master of Arts in Education degrees
  • Education Specialist
  • Teaching endorsements and adding new certifications.
  • Discount does NOT apply to the Doctorate in Education programs, M.A. in Communication Disorders, or M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The normal tuition of $510 per credit hour will apply to students who are not currently teaching or teaching outside Kentucky.

To qualify for the discount:

  • Apply to EKU’s Graduate School.
  • Upon admission, you will receive an electronic letter stating if you are eligible for the discount.
  • Complete the form linked to the electronic admission letter. You will be required to verify your employment by submitting a letter from your principal/school district.
  • Once you have submitted the form, you will not need to apply for the discount again unless you withdraw from the university or do not attend courses for one year. 

  • You must submit your request for discounted tuition by the following dates for the discount to apply:

Fall:

  • Term A (August start) August 1st
  • Term B (October start) October 1st

Spring:

  • Term A (January start) January 1st
  • Term B (March start) March 1st

Summer:

  • Term A (May start) May 1st
  • Term B (June start) June 1st

Questions? Please contact EKU's Graduate School.

Contact Information

Graduate Education and Research
graduateschool@eku.edu
859-622-1742

Published on January 11, 2022