University of Kentucky


Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2017-18
Logo of University of Kentucky
Major City
Top Ranked
  • Location: Lexington, KY
  • Student Body: 29,465
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Public
  • Campus Type: Urban
  • Web Site: www.uky.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 95.77%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 95.77%
  • Application Deadline: February 15, 2019
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $50
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • In State Tuition: $10,579
  • Out of State/International Tuition: $26,683
  • In State Grad Tuition: $11,363
  • Out of State Grad Tuition: $28,861
  • Room and Board: $12,858
  • Books and Supplies: $1,000
  • Other Fees: $1,363
  • Net Price In-Disctrict/State: $19,361
  • Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 4,855
  • Men / Women Ratio: 2,066 / 2,789
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 550 - 660
  • Median SAT Math Range: 530 - 670
  • Median ACT Range: 22 - 22
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 75
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Required

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business: 19%
  • Engineering: 11%
  • Communication: 10%
  • Education: 9%
  • Health Professions: 9%

Academic Programs

University of Kentucky offers 198 Total Programs in Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
Explore All Programs
Certificate ProgramsUniversity of Kentucky offers 53 Certificate Programs
Agriculture
Biological
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Ethnic
Health Professions
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsUniversity of Kentucky offers 104 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Foreign Language
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsUniversity of Kentucky offers 100 Master's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological
Business
Communication
Communication Technology
  • Communications Technologies, Technicians and Support Services, Other
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Foreign Language
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Library Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources
Parks
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsUniversity of Kentucky offers 72 Doctorate Degree Programs
Agriculture
Biological
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Foreign Language
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 65%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 63%
  • 1st Year Retention: 83%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $51,700
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 29,465
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 74%
  • Black Students: 7%
  • Non-resident, alien: 5%
  • Hispanic Students: 4%
  • Asian Students: 3%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

To Program21 Agreements with 17 Colleges
Biological/Biomedical Science
Business/Management/Marketing
Natural Resources/Conservation
Philosophy/Religiouis Studies
To College21 Programs
Ashland Community and Technical College
General Agreement
Big Sandy Community and Technical College
General Agreement
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Agriculture
Biological/Biomedical Science
Business/Management/Marketing
Communication
Communication Technology
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Foreign Language/Literature
General Agreement
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources/Conservation
Philosophy/Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Business/Management/Marketing
General Agreement
Gateway Community and Technical College
General Agreement
Glendale Community College
General Agreement
Hazard Community and Technical College
General Agreement
Henderson Community College
General Agreement
Hopkinsville Community College
Business/Management/Marketing
General Agreement
Jackson College
General Agreement
Jefferson Community and Technical College
General Agreement
Madisonville Community College
Business/Management/Marketing
General Agreement
Maysville Community and Technical College
General Agreement
Mountain Empire Community College
General Agreement
Owensboro Community and Technical College
Business/Management/Marketing
General Agreement
Somerset Community College
Business/Management/Marketing
General Agreement
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
Business/Management/Marketing
General Agreement