UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY - [UK], LEXINGTON

Lexington, KentuckyLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
  29465Enrollment

Established in 1865, University of Kentucky (UK) is a public research institution located in Lexington, Kentucky.  UK has over 200 academic programs, to a little above 30,000 students, UK is the largest university in the state of Kentucky and has a long-term commitment of becoming one of the USA’s top 20 public research institutions by 2020.

Popular majors of University of Kentucky:-

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  • Engineering
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Education
  • Health Professions and Related Programs

Why Choose the University of Kentucky?

  • 350+ active partnerships with more than 100 universities worldwide.
  • 55 research centers and a nationally-ranked library with more than 4.6 million volumes.
  • The men's basketball team is the most prominent in the varsity sports history with an all-time 2,256 wins and 8 national championships.
  • The financial endowment funds of the university – 1.28 billion USD.

University of Kentucky Schools and Colleges

A broad range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs are offered through the following constituent colleges of UK:

  • College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Gatton College of Business and Economics
  • College of Communication and Information
  • College of Dentistry
  • College of Design
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Law
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Public Health
  • College of Social Work
  • The Graduate School
  • Lewis Honors College
  • Martin School of Public Policy and Administration
  • Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce

Housing Facility offered by University of Kentucky

The university is spread over a span of 814 acres, the UK campus houses student accommodation, academic and administration buildings, and sporting facilities. There are 15 libraries in the campus along with an art museum, football stadium, and botanical garden.

Over 1,800 international students enjoy the most modern on-campus housing in UK. Around 90% of incoming freshmen live on-campus in 18 modern residence halls of the university.

University of Kentucky Admission Process

Pre-Requisites for Admission into University of Kentucky:-

  • Official Transcripts
  • Test scores: SAT/ACT for UG students
  • English language proficiency test score: TOEFL or IELTS
  • GRE score
  • Letter of Recommendation

Admission Process

  • Apply online directly on the official website of the university. Undergraduate applicants can also submit an application via Common Application.
  • Application fee for undergraduate applicants – 60 USD and graduate applicants – 75 USD

Application Deadlines

SeasonUndergraduateGraduate
FallDecember 1April 15
SpringOctober 15August 22

Please note: Some programs have earlier deadlines.

University of Kentucky Cost of Attendance

Estimated of Cost of Attendance of University of Kentucky is tabulated below:-

DetailsUndergraduateGraduate
Tuition and Fees29,050 USD31,364 USD
Room and Board11,750 USD12,814 USD
Books and Supplies1,000 USD1,000 USD
Personal Expenses2,570 USD2,600 USD
TOTAL44,370 USD47,778 USD

Financial Aid and Scholarships offered to University of Kentucky

Overall, 93% of students are on financial aid at UK and the average grant aid received for freshmen is 8,795 USD. UK grants scholarships on the basis of academic merit or need. Different scholarship programs for both international students as well as incoming freshmen are administered by the International Center, or colleges and departments. Some popular scholarship programs are Bluegrass Spirit, William C. Parker Diversity, and International Ambassador Programs. Graduate students can also avail of financial aid in terms of a Teaching Assistantship, Research Assistantship etc. Priority deadline for scholarship application is December 1 for most scholarship programs.

University of Kentucky Alumni

A member of the alumni association can avail several perks and benefits including:

  • Career Services
  • Legacy Tuition program or Legacy Initiative Program
  • Varsity Facility Rentals
  • Lucrative deals on discount etc.

List of a few Notable Alumni:

F. Story MusgraveSurgeon. Physiologist. Mathematician. Teacher. Researcher. Pilot. Astronaut.
Sam AbellNational Geographic Photographer
Beverly Moore Eaves Perdue1st Woman Governor of North Carolina.
Howard L. LewisChairman, Founder, and CEO of Family Heritage Life Insurance Company of America.
Dr. James W. May Jr.A stalwart in Reconstructive Surgery; Professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.
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AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 30,126
Bachelors Tuition Fees$28813.76
Post graduate Tuition Fees$30126.25
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 8,548
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
29,465
International Students
884
Male : Female Ratio
45:55
Student : Faculty Ratio
17:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( SPRING SEASON )
Application Deadline
October 15, 2018
Start of Application process July 15, 2018
End of Application process October 15, 2018
Application Fee
$ 50
Application website www.commonapp.org/
Accepts common App Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
90.8%
Total Applications
-
Min. 71
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