University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky Ranking

country rank: 85
world rank: 127

University Overview

The University of Kentucky ranking, established in 1865, is a non-profit public state higher-education college based in the medium city of Lexington, Kentucky (population range of 250,000-499,999). University of Kentucky (UK) ranking is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational US higher education university that is officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. In a variety of fields of research, the University of Kentucky (UK) provides courses and programs leading to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 155-year-old American university has a preferential enrollment program focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education agency has an acceptance rate of 90-100 percent, rendering it a least selective college. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. A library, accommodation, recreational equipment, financial aids and/or grants, study abroad and exchange programmes, online classes and distance learning resources, as well as administrative services, are all available to UK students.

University of Kentucky Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Kentucky
Acronym UK
Founded 1865
Motto Dream, Challenge, Succeed
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 410 Administration Drive Lexington 40506-0054 Kentucky United States
Tel +1 (859) 257 9000
Fax +1 (859) 257 3823

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 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 90-100%
Admission Office 100 W.D. Funkhouser Building Lexington 40506-0054 (859) 257 2000 800 432 0967

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes University of Kentucky's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 2,493,228 physical volumes, 645,966 physical media, 271,509 digital/electronic medium and 435 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Kentucky's library has 10 branches.
Housing Yes University of Kentucky provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 8,103 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 Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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