University of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky

Overview

AddressSouth Limestone
School Websitewww.uky.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Kentucky is a large public, 4-year college based in Lexington, 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, 19,324 students applied to University of Kentucky. Of those students, 18,258 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Kentucky was $10,896, in addition to fees of $1,349. 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 University of Kentucky.

University of Kentucky has a 66% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of Kentucky acceptance rate is 94%. To put this into perspective, 18,258 of the 19,324 students who applied to University of Kentucky in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Kentucky is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Kentucky had an SAT score between the range of 1,080 and 1,300. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of Kentucky was between 23 and 29 in the last academic year.

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

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of Kentucky, the tuition for in-state residents is $10,896. Combined with fees of $1,349, room and board costs of $12,814, other expenses of $4,042 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $30,101.

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 $29,099 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of Kentucky to $46,955 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of Kentucky are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Kentucky was $4,677 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 26%.

University of Kentucky Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16:1

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

University of Kentucky has a good gender split, with 55% of undergraduates being female and 45% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Kentucky residents; in fact, 63% of all students reside in Kentucky. However, 35% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at University of Kentucky is 16:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of Kentucky to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 10% students enroll at University of Kentucky part-time; the other 26,158 students enrolled full-time.

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