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Kentucky State University

  • Frankfort, KY
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 59%41%
    student ratio
  • 2,370
    total students
  • $7,014 | $16,824
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 37%
    acceptance rate
  • Minimally Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 395
    sat math
  • 410
    sat reading
  • 396
    sat writing
  • 18
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agriculture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Drafting and Design Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Human Development and Family Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

37% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied6,399
    • Accepted2,415
    • Acceptance Rate37%
    • Enrolled2,370
    • Female Applicants3,915
    • Females Accepted1,536
    • Female Acceptance Rate39%
    • Male Applicants2,346
    • Males Accepted837
    • Male Acceptance Rate35%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.68
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 410 350 448
    • SAT Math 395 323 478
    • SAT Writing 396 343 420
    • ACT Composite 18 16 20
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$7,014
    • Out-of-state tuition *$16,824
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$390.00
    • Room and board *$6,690.00
    • Room only *$3,340.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionChildren of Alumni, Employees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,370
    • Male Student Percentage41%
    • Female Student Percentage59%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.27%
    • Black or African American61.8%
    • White or Caucasian19.85%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.19%
    • Asian.61%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.19%
    • Two or more races2.16%
    • Unknown13.61%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.33% representing 6 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students47% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 34%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations Alpha Phi Omega, NAACP, Omega Psi Phi, Alpha Phi Alpha, Collegiate100
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball No Division 2 Yes
    • Cheerleading No No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football No Division 2 Yes
    • Golf No Division 2 Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball No Division 2 Yes
    • Cheerleading Yes No Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No No No
    • Softball No Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball No Division 2 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty155
    • Full-time Percentage81%
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 2,103 students to 136 faculty

Location & Contact

400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
USA

Mr.Juan Alexander

Director of Admission

Phone: 502- 597-6322
Fax: 502-597-5814
Email: juan.alexander@kysu.edu



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