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Kentucky State University

Frankfort, KY

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Overview

Kentucky State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Frankfort, KY, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 320 Hill Student Center
400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY  40601
United States
Contact Email: admissions@kysu.edu
Phone: 502-597-6813
Fax: 502-597-5814

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,377
Applied
2,836
Accepted
2,148
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

2,283
Females Applied
1,941
Females Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,094
Males Applied
895
Males Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

2.87
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 430 530
SAT Math 204 430 520
ACT Composite 14 15 20

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,700
In-state
11,550
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,440
Full-time student fees
6,690
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

12,875
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,426
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
11,751
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,860
Avg. Loan Aid
0
Avg. Grant Aid
8,504
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
61.95%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,148
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.04%
Black or African American 77.5%
White or Caucasian 10.25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 0.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 4.16%
Other 2.41%

Gender

Male (40.97%)
Female (59.03%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 61%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming Step Show, Homecoming Fashion Shows and Central State Basketball Games

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Collegiate100, Alpha Phi Omega, Drive Our Peer Education (DOPE), Student Ambassadors and Alpha Phi Alpha

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

149
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 114
Part-time - 35
Male - 85
Female - 64
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