Kentucky State University

Kentucky State University Ranking

country rank: 733
world rank: 2033

University Overview

Kentucky State University ranking, established in 1886, is a non-profit public state multidisciplinary higher-education organization based in the rural setting of Frankfort, Kentucky (population range of 10,000-49,999). Kentucky State University (KSU) is a minor (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Kentucky State University (KSU) provides classes and services leading to formally accredited higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. licenses, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, and master degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 134-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education entity is rather selective, with enrollment rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply.Kentucky State University ranking  also offers a library, accommodation, athletic facilities, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Kentucky State University Ranking

University Identity

Name Kentucky State University
Acronym KSU
Founded 1886
Motto Enter to Learn, Depart to Serve
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 400 East Main Street Frankfort 40601-2355 Kentucky United States
Tel +1 (502) 597 6000
Fax +1 (502) 597 6490

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 400 East Main Street, ASB313 Frankfort 40601 (502) 597 6813 800 633 9413

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Kentucky State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 141,051 physical volumes, 8,045 physical media, 142,444 digital/electronic medium and 65 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Kentucky State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 602 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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