KY State Overview


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Located in Frankfort, Kentucky, Kentucky State University is a small four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.

In the most recent statistical year 4,768 prospective students applied, and 1,808 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 210 enrolled in the school.  1,192 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 394 attend part time.  In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $7,364 plus fees of $390.

KY State is ranked 882 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Graduation Rate

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Kentucky State University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Kentucky State University is worse than average in terms of graduating students.

4 Years

5% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

16% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

21% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157058 IPEDS survey data for Kentucky State University.