University of Pikeville

University of Pikeville Ranking

country rank: 1358
world rank: 4106

University Overview

The University of Pikeville ranking, established in 1889, is a non-profit private liberal arts higher education college based in the rural setting of Pikeville, Kentucky (population range of 2,500-9,999). University of Pikeville (UPIKE) ranking is a modest (Topuniversitieslist registration range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education university officially associated with the Christian-Presbyterian faith. It is approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. In a variety of fields of research, the University of Pikeville (UPIKE) provides courses and programmes leading to formally recognised higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. credentials, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 131-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. UPIKE also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

University of Pikeville Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Pikeville
Acronym UPIKE
Founded 1889
Motto Prospiciam Ad Montes Look to the Mountains
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address 147 Sycamore Street Pikeville 41501 Kentucky United States
Tel +1 (606) 218 5250
Fax +1 (606) 218 5269

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 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 147 Sycamore Street Pikeville 41501-1194 (606) 218 5251 866 232 7700

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes University of Pikeville's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 65,559 physical volumes, 1,626 physical media, 115,074 digital/electronic medium and 101 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Pikeville's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes University of Pikeville provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 580 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

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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