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University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $20,194
Out-of-state: $32,464
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,464
Out-of-state: $22,734
Room and Board
$7,346
Books and Supplies
$100
Other Expenses
$2,284
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlineFebruary 15
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001989
Free

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants3,713 (80.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,702 (72.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,635 (97.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met552 (20.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met62%
Average Award$11,548
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,220 (46.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,801
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,612 (61.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,528
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,364 (89.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift1,016 (22.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,789
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants13,018 (65.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need10,344 (52.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid9,987 (96.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,737 (17.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met60%
Average Award$10,872
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,433 (54.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,457
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,976 (69.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,451
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 7,560 (75.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift3,892 (19.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,487
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
41%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$25,102
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Job skill scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Agriculture, Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Agriculture, Military Science, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Architecture
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Theater/Drama, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Dance
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership, Cheerleading/Drum Major
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Public Servants, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children of Workers in Trades, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Public Servants, Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Adult Students, Veterans' Children, Children of Educators, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Children of Public Servants, Children of Workers in Trades, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Public Servants, Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants, Veterans, Children of Faculty/Staff
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.46 3.72 585 567 575 26
Low 2.00 2.50 420 410 450 17
High 4.00 5.00 750 750 750 35
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