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WHY STUDY AT UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY?
Top-tier, major national research university with personal attention from faculty and staff
The University of Kentucky (UK) is the flagship university of the state of Kentucky. One of the leading yet most affordable public research universities, UK is on an exciting path of discovery-- one that’s already yieldinggroundbreaking research in areas such as energy, the environment, and cancer. Yet UK remains one of the most affordable major universities in the United States.

There are many reasons to become a University of Kentucky student:
  • UK is ranked in top 100 public research universities.
  • 25+ nationally ranked programs in the Top 20
  • UK is one of only eight 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
  • 30,000 students including 1,800 international students from 100+ countries
  • 200+ degrees and programs (see “Available Programs” section for more details)
  • 18-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 500+ student clubs and organizations
  • Tuition is highly competitive compared with benchmark institutions
  • Strong UK Wildcats basketball tradition with 8 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championships, the most recent in 2012
  • The world’s largest water balloon fight
BIG CITY, SMALL TOWN FEEL
QUICK FACTS
  • Located in Lexington, Kentucky with a population of 300,000
  • Lexington, Kentucky ranked 5 best college townby Livability.com (2013)
  • One of the safest cities
  • #6 Best Value city
  • Top 10 best-educated cities in the U.S.
UK is located at the heart of Lexington, a city with a population of 300,000 and ranked top 10 best value cities in the U.S.Lexington blends U.S. Southern charm and small-town feel with all the conveniences of a big city. There’s always something to do here, whether it’s attending a concert downtown, touring the Keeneland Race Course, or tasting unique cuisine at a local restaurant.
The University of Kentucky is located in Lexington
CAMPUS LIFE
With more than 500 student clubs and organizations, UK offers a wide variety of opportunities for international students to meet other students from all over the world, experience UK’s long-standing basketball tradition, and create a memorable college experience while studying in the U.S.
SERVICES & SUPPORT TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
The Office of International Student & Scholar Services provides a warm welcome to all international students, making sure that they find their home-away-from-home at the University of Kentucky.

Serving nearly 800 international undergraduates and over 1,000 international graduate students, ISSS offers assistance with off-campus housing, airport pickup, continuous immigration advising, cultural events, weekend trips in Kentucky and support for numerous student organizations representing different regions and/or countries.
Students at University of Kentucky
STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES
QUICK FACTS
  • Nationally ranked library with more than 4.6 million volumes
  • The most modern on-campus housing
  • Live in one of 20+ residence halls
  • More than 55 research centers
  • New $175 million Student Center facility
From the most modern residence halls and a dozen libraries to explore, to a brand-new Student Center and Academic Science Building, transformation is happening everywhere on the University of Kentucky’s beautiful campus.

Students can find community by living in one of UK’s 20 most modern residence halls, each offering unique benefits, dining and entertainment experiences. UK also recognizes that college students learn both in and out of the classroom, so The Office of Residence Life has collaborated with UK colleges and offices to create 17 Living Learning Programs (LLP), to complement the classroom experience.

LLPs are designed for you to live where you learn. Living on campus allows you to be part of a strong, tight-knit community and puts you close to your fellow classmates, classes, professors, downtown Lexington and many other opportunities.

You may be especially interested in the International Village LLP. This is a multi-national community of students, with roommate pairings matching international and U.S. students to foster cross-cultural friendships. Whether you are interested in this option or not, we can offer you suite-style or single housing in newly constructed buildings with incredible amenities, community and social spaces, and much more.
Facility at University of Kentucky
COST & SCHOLARSHIPS
Undergraduate Costs
  • $28,050Tuition & Fees
  • $11,500Room & Board
  • $2,000 Health Plan
  • $950 Books

Undergraduate Scholarships
  • From $3,000 to full tuition scholarships
RANKINGS & ACCREDITATIONS
  • #133 – National Universities, Best College Rankings, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #63 Top Public Schools, Best College Rankings, U.S. News & World Report , 2017
  • #309 Best Global Universities, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #4Best Public Finance and Budgeting, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #6 Best Pharmacy Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #25 Public Affairs, Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #26 Best Nursing Schools: DNP, Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #53 Social Work, Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2016
  • #57 Best Law Schools, Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #59 Best Medical Schools: Research, Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #62 Best Education Schools, Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #73 Math, Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #75 Statistics, Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #77 Business Programs, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #86 Best Business Schools, Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #90 Computer Science, Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #91 Best Engineering Programs (undergraduate and doctorate), Best College Rankings, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #94 Best Engineering Schools, Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #96 Chemistry, Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2017
  • #101-150 Agriculture & Forestry, QS WU Rankings by Subject, 2017
  • University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital in Lexington, KY is ranked nationally in 1 adult specialty.
University of Kentucky
MORE ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
The University of Kentucky is one of only eight universities in the United States able to leverage, on a single campus, a full array of arts and sciences programs, graduate and professional schools (in agriculture, engineering, business, education, public administration, communication, fine arts, design, social work, diplomacy, and law), and a major medical center, with colleges of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, public health, and health sciences.  The availability of these resources has enabled the University of Kentucky to develop innovative interdisciplinary programs and, in its work overseas, gives it the ability to analyze and address problems and apply expertise from across multiple disciplines.

The University of Kentucky has been directly involved in international education reform and international development for over half a century, working with funders as varied as USAID, the Asian Development Bank, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the U.S. Embassies in Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

The University of Kentucky also maintains active institutional partnerships with over 300 universities throughout the world in support of research, student and faculty exchange, cultural exchange and faculty development.