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Rating

Public

Type

30,981

Students

$29,331

Tuition

96%

Acceptance

#515

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Lexington, KY

South Limestone, Lexington, KY 40506-0032

University of Kentucky is a very large public university located in Lexington, KY ranked 4th in Kentucky. It has a total of 23,167 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 95.85% of applicants. University of Kentucky offers 360 different majors and is best known for its Music History, Literature, and Theory, Technical Teacher Education, and Physical Education programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $11,011 for in-state students and $29,331 for those from out-of-state, University of Kentucky is somewhat moderately pricey. 57.58% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to draw approximately $45,100 per year, which is 9% over the national median.
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Cost

$30,680
Above Average

University of Kentucky

$30,680

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$49,248

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$38,761

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

96%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

University of Kentucky

96%

National

69%
Sat

1070 - 1320

23% of students submit

Admissions Yield

30%

ACT

22 - 28

88% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

23,167Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

98%

Part-Time

2%
Male

45%

In-state

83%

Female

55%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

7%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Business/Commerce, General5% Marketing/Marketing Management, General4% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse85% Others

7% Business/Commerce, General

5% Marketing/Marketing Management, General

4% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

85% Others

Business/Commerce, General

7%

467 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

5%

362 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

4%

272 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

263 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

4%

255 Graduates

Accounting

3%

226 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

3%

220 Graduates

Finance, General

3%

216 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

3%

208 Graduates

Academics

A
Professors
StudentsProfessors16:116:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

16

Number of Library Books

2,625,801

Academic Spend per Student

$12,952

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

84%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$36,900/Year

University of Kentucky

$36,900

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$36,900

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$45,100

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

57%