University of Kentucky

About: Whatever your area of academic interest, chances are UK has that program, and as importantly, we excel in it – which means you will have every opportunity to realize your potential by delving into your academic interests alongside faculty who are nationally and internationally recognized. UK offers more than 200 majors, some 340 clubs and organizations to participate in and an over 700-acre campus that offers nationally recognized degrees in everything from Agriculture to Theatre. In fact, UK is one of only seven universities in the country to offer the full range of academic programs on one, centrally located campus – Agriculture, Architecture, Business, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy. With 19,000 undergraduates and more than 5,500 graduate students, UK has some 2,000 faculty members dedicated to providing students with the best preparation for careers in teaching, research and service.

Admission Info: The University of Kentucky wants our students to "see blue." in everything we do. Nationally ranked programs of study. National championship caliber intercollegiate athletics. Undergraduate research opportunities. Great club sports. A state-of-the- art workout facility and new residence halls with the latest amenities. At the University of Kentucky, it's not a matter of what to choose from, it's a matter of deciding how best to choose from all the opportunities that await you as a student. Did we mention the city of Lexington, a vibrant community of more than 250,000 people with exciting venues, good restaurants and a place called Keeneland that you have to see to believe and understand? Come explore UK and Lexington. See what awaits those of you who take the opportunity to explore and "see blue." in everything you do.

Scholarship/Financial Aid: The University of Kentucky offers a great education at an affordable price. We're ranked 17th in the Consumers Digest list of Best Value for Public Colleges and Universities. At UK, there are many ways to help finance your studies. We offer many scholarships to eligible students. The University of Kentucky Academic Scholarship Program offers funds to outstanding students who demonstrate the potential for superior academic performance. UK has a mission and commitment to aggressively recruit and retain students from all segments of society, including African American, American Indian, Asian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic, and Alaskan Native students. Factors which are considered in the holistic evaluation of William C. Parker Scholarship applications include test scores, grades, an essay, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, awards and recognition, community service and contribution to diversity. We have a staff of trained financial aid counselors eager to help students locate sources of funding.

Green Programs:  Yes

Green Initiative: 

Programs Offered: Education, Business, Art and Design, Health/Human Services, Hotel/Hospitality/Culinary, IT/Computer Science, Nursing/Allied Health, Science/Engineering

HBCU:  Yes

Additional Contact Information: 410-651-6410

Funkhouser Bldg. Rm. 100 , Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0054


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