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Adult Learners Seeking Admission to EKU

EKU Placement Testing gives Adult Learners the opportunity to test their basic skills in English composition, reading, and math. 

                                               Placement Testing for Admissions:

The following persons are eligible to take Placement Testing for Admissions instead of submitting ACT or SAT scores:

-- Adult learners age 21 or older. 

-- Persons of any age who have earned a GED.

Calculators are permitted for the math placement testing.  A list of acceptable calculators may be found at

                                                Practicing for Placement Testing:

Kentucky Adult Education Programs: Adult Learners who have not completed a GED program but wish to refresh their skills in math and language arts prior to taking placement tests should contact the Adult Education program in their county. The Madison County Adult Education Program may be contacted @ 859-622-8065 or .

EKU Sample Tests may be found at

EKU EdReadyMath is an online math study path that helps you learn math in stages and at your own pace. To take the online assessment and get started on the path to studying the math skills you need to improve, sign up for a free account here:


 Adult Learners or GED graduates taking Placement Testing for Admissions must pay a $10 fee.  Please come to Academic Testing in Whitlock 340 prior to your exam to pick up a fee form, or click here to print off the form. 

Take the fee form, your $10 fee, and a picture ID to Student Accounting, Whitlock 210, before exam time. On the day of testing, you must present EKU Academic Testing staff with a picture ID and the receipt from Student Accounting.

                                                                  Sign up:

Please contact the testing office at (859) 622-1281 to sign up for one of the following placement testing dates. Be sure to indicate you are an Adult Learner or GED Graduate requesting Placement Testing for Admissions.  


Fall 2017
Monday, October 23 9:00 a.m. Whitlock 340 (enter 347)
Thursday, November 9 9:00 a.m. Whitlock 340 (enter 347)
Monday, November 27 9:00 a.m. Whitlock 340 (enter 347)
Tuesday, December 5 9:00 a.m. Whitlock 340 (enter 347)

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