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:-
A broad range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs are offered through the following constituent colleges of UK:
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.
|Fall||December 1||April 15|
|Spring||October 15||August 22|
Please note: Some programs have earlier deadlines.
Estimated of Cost of Attendance of University of Kentucky is tabulated below:-
|Tuition and Fees||29,050 USD||31,364 USD|
|Room and Board||11,750 USD||12,814 USD|
|Books and Supplies||1,000 USD||1,000 USD|
|Personal Expenses||2,570 USD||2,600 USD|
|TOTAL||44,370 USD||47,778 USD|
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.
A member of the alumni association can avail several perks and benefits including:
|F. Story Musgrave||Surgeon. Physiologist. Mathematician. Teacher. Researcher. Pilot. Astronaut.|
|Sam Abell||National Geographic Photographer|
|Beverly Moore Eaves Perdue||1st Woman Governor of North Carolina.|
|Howard L. Lewis||Chairman, 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.|
|Bachelors Tuition Fees||$28813.76|
|Post graduate Tuition Fees||$30126.25|
|Start of Application process||July 15, 2018|
|End of Application process||October 15, 2018|
|Accepts common App||Yes|