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Students who want to explore what’s wildly possible at the University of Kentucky can now begin their journey. The application for undergraduate admission is now open for the 2020-21 academic year.

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UK AD Named Chair of NCAA D1 MBB Committee for 2020-21

One of the most influential leaders in college athletics, Mitch Barnhart will soon step into one of his most high-profile roles yet. The Kentucky Athletics Director has been named the chair of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee for the 2020-21 season.  

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UK Commemorates 70 Years of Integration

In 1949, Lyman T. Johnson became the first African American to enroll at the University of Kentucky. To commemorate 70 years of integration on campus, UK is hosting a series of events, academic courses and special presentations throughout the 2019-2020 academic year. 

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Average graduating GPA of Lewis Honors students.

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UK is one of only eight institutions in the country with the full complement of liberal arts, engineering, professional, agricultural and medical colleges and disciplines on one contiguous campus.

$2.3 Billion

Invested in infrastructure across campus, including a $256 million multidisciplinary research building and the continued expansion of a $1 billion health care facility started in 2004.