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Become a Wildcat

Take a moment to see yourself as part of the UK family.

Complete our combined application for undergraduate admission, competitive scholarships and the Honors Program, and visit the dates and deadlines (add link to this page) page to learn more about our Early Action and Regular Decision tracks. The University of Kentucky accepts the Common Application. The application processing fee is $50 for a domestic application, and $60 for international.

As you are completing the application process, remember to send your ACT/SAT scores to us; the ACT code is 1554 and the SAT code is 1837. Next, request that your high school transcript be sent to UK, and have a teacher or guidance counselor submit an academic letter of recommendation on your behalf. Forms for this can be found at

Once these steps are complete, check your application status three to four weeks after submitting your application at Once accepted, remember to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and visit to learn about the scholarships that UK has to offer. You can also schedule a campus visit by visiting, and complete the housing and living learning program application at

You are more than welcome to contact our office at 859-257-2000, or find your admissions counselor at We are here to help you!

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