University of Kentucky Overview


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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 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 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.

4 Years

34% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

55% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

59% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157085 IPEDS survey data for University of Kentucky.