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University of Kentucky Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Lexington, KY

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $30,928
Out-of-state: $49,248
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,360
Out-of-state: $30,680
Room and Board
$13,210
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$4,358
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001989
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
4,113 (82.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,976 (72.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,939 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
602 (20.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$15,077
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,252 (42.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,978
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,675 (57.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,236
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,883 (98.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,223 (24.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,350

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
13,593 (66.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
10,668 (78.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
10,451 (98.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,754 (16.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$13,562
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,949 (47.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,037
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,682 (63.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,117
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 8,972 (85.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
5,589 (27.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,501

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
51%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$33,927
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans, Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

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, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
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)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
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 with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Public Servants, Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$406,051

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