University of Kentucky

Address:
, Lexington, KY 40506-0032
Phone:
859-257-9000
Website:
http://www.uky.edu
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About University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky is classified as a doctoral-granting university with very high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional degree offerings may also be available within other health professions or in other professional fields. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate19,183
 Graduate7,112
 Total26,295
GenderFemale50%
 Male50%
Student Age% Under 2574%
 % 25 and Over26%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time89%
 % Part-time11%
Race/Ethnicity% White81.9%
 % Black6.7%
 % Asian2.5%
 % Latino1.5%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown3.0%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal12,195
 % Admitted74%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled46%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT22%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT94%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800610 / 800
 SAT Writing480 / 800600 / 800
 SAT Math490 / 800640 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite22 / 3628 / 36
 ACT English21 / 3628
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math20 / 3627 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$65
 In-State Tuition & Fees$8,610
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,678
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid92%
 % Undergraduates with Loans44%
 % Undergraduates with Grants87%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$800
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,440
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,440
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,226
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,226
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,226

Neighborhood Data for the Lexington Area

Median Age33.6
Median Household Income$48,306
Total Population292,370
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.2% 50.8%
 Age 0-950.9%49.1%
 Age 10-1751.5%48.5%
 Age 18-2449.5%50.5%
 Age 25-2950.7%49.3%
 Age 30-3951.1%48.9%
 40+48.4%51.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White76.5%
 % Black14.4%
 % Asian3.4%
 % Latino6.5%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.9%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,440
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,440
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$603
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50061.7%36.6%8.2%
 $500 to $74930.9%46.0%0.0%
 $750 to $9992.3%14.6%34.5%
 Over $10005.1%2.8%12.4%
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