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University of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky

Overview

Student Population
29,182
University of Kentucky overview
Location Lexington, Kentucky
Online uky.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
University of Kentucky overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study 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 19,324 prospective students applied, and 18,258 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,077 enrolled in the school.  26,158 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,024 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $10,896 plus fees of $1,349. Kentucky is ranked 545 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Difficult
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SAT 1080/1300
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.46
Applications Accepted
94.5% 
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Applications Due Feb 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Kentucky Resident Tuition
$10,896
In State Costs for University of Kentucky
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,349
Room and Board $12,814
Budget for Other Expenses$4,042
Total One Year Cost$30,101
Out of State Resident Tuition
$27,750
Out of State Costs for University of Kentucky
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,349
Room and Board $12,814
Budget for Other Expenses$4,042
Total One Year Cost$46,955

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
59% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Kentucky students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 19%
Communication 8%
Engineering 8%
Education 8%
Social Sciences 8%

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Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
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University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky

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The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee

W
West Liberty University

West Liberty, West Virginia

N
University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

V
Virginia Military Institute

Lexington, Virginia

S
Southern Polytechnic State University

Marietta, Georgia

M
University of Michigan Dearborn

Dearborn, Michigan

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