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University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

The University of Kentucky, founded in 1865, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture, Allied Health Professions, Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business and Economics, Communications and Information Studies, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Human Environmental Sciences, Law, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work. Its 685-acre campus is located in Lexington, 75 miles from Cincinnati.

Web Sitewww.uky.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students22,425
   Women12,298 (54.8%)
   Men10,127 (45.2%)
Graduate Students7,040

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate96% of 18,925 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.70
SAT Math570 average
490-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading550-660 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite26 average
22-28 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $25,318
Out-of-state: $41,402
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,134
Out-of-state: $29,218
Room and Board
$12,184
Average Percent of Need Met53%
Average Freshman Award$12,112
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$31,374

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class SizeNot reported

CAMPUS LIFE

Lexington Population308,428
Nearest Metropolitan AreaCincinnati, Louisville
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 33% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotWildcat
Sororities30.7% of women participate
Fraternities 19% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.7% Asian
8.0% Black/African-American
4.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.4% White
2.8% Unknown
International Students2.5% from 77 countries
First-Year Students Returning83.3%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
40.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.51 3.79 625 628 26
Low 1.77 1.68 380 470 16
High 4.00 5.00 800 790 35
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DID YOU KNOW?

• UK has won three NCAA gymnastics titles.

• UK's park-like campus was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, who also designed New York's Central Park and the landscaping around the U.S. Capitol.

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