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University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

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Overview

University of Kentucky is a University institution located in Lexington, KY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 100 W.D. Funkhouser Building
Lexington, KY  40506-0054
United States
Contact Adam Bohland
Email: admission@uky.edu
Phone: 859-257-2000
Fax: 859-257-3823

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Economics Checkmark
Agricultural Public Services, Other Checkmark
Agricultural/animal/plant/veterinary Science And Related Fields, Other Checkmark
Agroecology And Sustainable Agriculture Checkmark
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
Food Science Checkmark
Horse Husbandry/equine Science And Management Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Landscape Architecture Checkmark
Pre-architecture Studies Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication Management And Strategic Communications Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science, Technology, Engineering, And Mathematics (stem) Educational Methods Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Technical Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Engineering Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Mining And Mineral Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Engineering/engineering-related Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Economics And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Human Nutrition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Linguistic, Comparative, And Related Language Studies And Services, Other Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Mental And Social Health Services And Allied Professions, Other Checkmark
Pre-physical Therapy Studies Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Financial Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Forest Sciences And Biology Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics And Astronomy Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Arts, Entertainment, And Media Management, General Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21,695
Applied
20,396
Accepted
21,900
Enrolled
94%
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Female Admissions

12,920
Females Applied
12,292
Females Accepted
95%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,734
Males Applied
8,068
Males Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.59
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition required of music and dance majors

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 15th August 1st
Out of state Fall freshmen February 15th January 1st
Other early decision plan December 1st January 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 600 543 660
SAT Math 600 540 670
ACT Composite 25 22 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,496
In-state
30,913
Out-of-state
11,496
In-district
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Fees

1,363
Full-time student fees
14,676
Room & board
9,964
Room only

Financial Aid

14,328
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,083
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
11,600
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,119
Avg. Loan Aid
8,758
Avg. Grant Aid
6,564
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55.3%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

21,900
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.86%
Black or African American 7.08%
White or Caucasian 75.08%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 3.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 4.12%
Other 2.24%

Gender

Male (43.07%)
Female (56.93%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
International housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 28%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Campus Ruckus hosted by Student Activities Board, Crunch Brunch hosted by Student Activities Board and DanceBlue 24-hour Dance Marathon hosted by DanceBlue

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Wildcat Service Dogs, Alpha Phi Omega, Pre-Medical Activities Council, Society of Women Engineers and Snowcats

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,812
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,422
Part-time - 390
Male - 965
Female - 847
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