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University of Kentucky


Overview

Student Population
29,727
Best Colleges National Rank
#421
 Location Lexington, Kentucky
 Online uky.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Large
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Lexington, Kentucky, University of Kentucky is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 18,725 prospective students applied, and 16,685 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,211 enrolled in the school.  26,944 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,783 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $10,173 plus fees of $1,311. University of Kentucky is ranked 421 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1090/1320
ACT22/28
GPA3.46
Applications Accepted
89.1%
Applications DueFeb 15, 2018
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Cost to Attend

Kentucky Resident Tuition
$10,173
In State Costs for University of Kentucky
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,311
Room and Board $12,184
Budget for Other Expenses$3,260
Total One Year Cost$27,928
Out of State Tuition
$25,023
Out of State Costs for University of Kentucky
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,311
Room and Board $12,184
Budget for Other Expenses$3,260
Total One Year Cost$42,778

Outcomes

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
59% within 6 years
Graduation Rates for University of Kentucky
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
in 4 years 34% earned a bachelor degree
in 5 years 55% earned a bachelor degree
in 6 years 59% earned a bachelor degree

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