photo & videos

Project Graduate

Project Graduate is a statewide initiative to assist adult learners who have accumulated 80 or more credit hours to return to finish their first bachelor’s degree.

UK Project Graduate benefits include:

  • Single point of contact
  • Application Fee waiver
  • Academic Advising
  • Priority enrollment
  • Quick admit
  • Degree Summary/Audit
  • Academic Bankruptcy on case-by-case basis

Apply for Project Graduate

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What are the criteria for Project Graduate?

Prior UK Students must meet the following criteria:

1. You must be eligible for readmission to complete your 1st bachelor degree

2. You must have at least 80 earned credits

3. You must have been out of school for at least 2 years

Transfer Students from public institutions in the state of Kentucky must meet the following criteria:

1. You must be eligible as a transfer to complete your 1st bachelor degree

2. You must have at least 80 earned hours

3. You must have been out of school for at least 2 years

 

I have 80 credit hours but some are from a community college, will those apply?

Yes, but UK limits the total number of transfer credit hours from a community college to 67 credits.

 

Do I have to complete the same degree I started?

No. UK offers many degree programs and majors. Visit http://www.uky.edu/registrar/content/2015-16-majors for more information.

 

I have been out of school for 20 years. Can I still return?

Yes. Project Graduate students can return at any age.

 

Are there any on-line classes available?

Yes. Visit http://www.uky.edu/ukonline/ for more information.

 

Can I test out of classes?

Yes. UK allows credit by exam for CLEP. Visit http://www.uky.edu/registrar/sites/www.uky.edu.registrar/files/sap_1.pdf for more information.

 

Does a Project Graduate degree differ from any other bachelor degree?

Project Graduate is not a degree, but a program to assist students who want to return to pursue any UK undergraduate program.

 

How do I apply?

Complete the short applicationApply for Project Graduate and send all transcripts to:

Office of Undergraduate Admission and University Registrar
University of Kentucky
100 W.D. Funkhouser Bldg.
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0054

 

Does UK offer any options for childcare?

Yes, please go to the Child Development Center of the Bluegrass website at http://www.cdcbg.org/ to find more information.


For more information, contact Mike Shanks, Project Graduate Liaison, at jmshan2@email.uky.edu or (859) 257-6306

University of Kentucky