Eastern Kentucky University Among Colleges Ranked as, “Best for Vets”

RICHMOND, Ky. — Once again, Eastern Kentucky University is among the leading four-year schools nationally in the annual Military Times: Best for Vets rankings.

EKU finished 12th (tops in Kentucky and adjacent states) in the recently announced 2019 rankings, up from 14th a year ago. The rankings measure schools on their commitment to helping military veterans further their education. The next-highest-ranking institution in Kentucky came in at No. 40.

The rankings are determined by a survey of 150 questions as well as data from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense and Department of Education databases for information ranging from veteran-related policies to average salaries after graduation.

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