101 Main Building Lexington, KY 40506 859-257-2000
http://www.uky.edu admissions@uky.edu
About University of Kentucky
  • Year of Foundation 1865
  • Size of Campus 687 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 18,702
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 50% 50% 21%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $7,214 in-state, $16,724 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $9,439
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 18,591
The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well being. The University of Kentucky will be one of the nation's 20 best public research universities.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 16
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Commencement (usually the first weekend in May except this year). Women Mean Business Conference (late summer, sponsored by B&E). Corner on Classics (Singletary Cener, August thru May). Turning the Corner Concert Series (Singletary Center, August thru May)
  • Percent students who are frat members 15%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon (Ag. Eng. ), Alpha Epsilon Delta (Pre-health), Alpha Lambda Delta (Freshman), Alpha Phi Omega, Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting), Beta Gamma Sigma (Marketing), Chi Epsilon (Civil Eng. ), Epsilon Delta (Education), Golden Key National Honor Society,
  • Number of students in fraternities 26
  • Number of sororities 17
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Advent Student Movement, Athletes in Action, Baptist Student Union, Berean Bible Study, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Newman Center, Cats for Christ, Chi Alpha Campus Ministries, Christian Medical & Dental Association
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 19%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association, Chinese Students and Scholars Association, Cosmopolitan Club, Hong Kong Student Association, Indian Students Association, Indonesia Student Organization/PERMIAS, International Student Council, J
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 26
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Lexington, KY (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Cincinnati, OH (90), Lexington, KY (5)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 66
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 29%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (52%), women's dorms (14%), men's dorms (14%), sorority housing (9%), fraternity housing (6%), apartment for single students (5%), special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Subscriptions 28,350
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 88,631
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, academic, psychological
  • Museums The William S. Webb Museum of Anthropology, The UK Art Museum, The University of Kentucky Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Arboretum Park (Named in March, 2000 the "Official State Botanical Garden for the Commonwealth of Kentucky,"), The John Jaco
  • Number Of Books in Library 3,286,731
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 6,347,361
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years 78%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City