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University of Kentucky Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Lexington, KY

Location and Setting


Lexington Population
308,428
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cincinnati, Louisville
Campus Size
813 acres

Weather

Temperature
22.4 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
Rain
130 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Lexington
Nearest Train Station
40 mile(s) from campus in Naysville

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
33% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
67%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Wildcat
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x   x  
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Gymnastics x x    
Riflery x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Gymnastics x x
Riflery x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Gymnastics    
Riflery x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross-country running, fencing, football, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, racquetball, rock climbing, rugby, soccer, softball, squash, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball, wrestling

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student activities board, student government association, campus progressive coalition, ski and snowboard club, society of women engineers
Sororities
32% of women participate
Fraternities
19% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

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