Kentucky State University

Frankfort, Kentucky

Overview

Address400 East Main Street
School Websitewww.kysu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Distant

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Kentucky State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Frankfort, Kentucky that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,660 students applied to Kentucky State University. Of those students, 1,198 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Kentucky State University was $7,700, in addition to fees of $390. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Kentucky State University.

Kentucky State University has a 18% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Kentucky State University acceptance rate is 72%. To put this into perspective, 1,198 of the 1,660 students who applied to Kentucky State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Kentucky State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Kentucky State University had an SAT score between the range of 820 and 1,003. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Kentucky State University was between 15 and 19 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Kentucky State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Kentucky State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,700. Combined with fees of $390, room and board costs of $6,690, other expenses of $998 and the $1,300 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $17,078.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $19,390 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Kentucky State University to $28,378 for out-of-state students.

Students at Kentucky State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Kentucky State University was $5,444 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 69%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Kentucky State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Kentucky State University.

Kentucky State University has a good gender split, with 59% of undergraduates being female and 41% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 52% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 48% of students come from in-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Kentucky State University is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Kentucky State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 37% students enroll at Kentucky State University part-time; the other 1,129 students enrolled full-time.

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