School Overview

University of Kentucky is a Public, 4 years college located in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky ranked 92nd in National Universities and 1st in Kentucky Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 29,986 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. Kentucky's acceptance rate is 94.01% last year (undergraduate school).
University of Kentucky is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
AddressSouth Limestone, Lexington, KY 40506-0032
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of University of Kentucky is 94.01% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 23.15%. The application fees are $50 for undergraduate programs and $65 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate94.01 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)23.15 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$65

Tuition & Fees

Kentucky's 2022 tuition & fees is $12,610 for Kentucky residents and $31,608 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $13,674 for Kentucky residents and $33,548 for out-of-students.
Kentucky ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$12,610$31,608
Graduate Tuition & Fees$13,674$33,548
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 29,986 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 4,976 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Kentucky has 22,227 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 7,759 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students29,986
Undergraduate Students22,227
Graduate Students7,759
Online Enrollment4,976

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs417 Programs
Number of online programs31 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification