Welcome to UK!

With more than 200 academic programs spread across 16 colleges and professional schools, more than 400 student organizations and clubs excited for new members or the 22 varsity sports programs to follow throughout the year, there is something for everyone at the University of Kentucky!

Throughout this site, we've provided answers, insights, and stories that hopefully make your college decision a little easier. Our mission is to support the success of colleges and students in their commitment to academic excellence through outstanding service. Our staff is dedicated to assisting you during the college selection process. Contact your admission counselor with any question you may have. We’re here to help you any way we can.

Apply to UK

Finish your application and experience first-hand the benefits of becoming a Wildcat!

It's all here. Come see for yourself.

The Visitor Center offers 30-minute information sessions followed by 90-minute campus tours every weekday.

Admitted Student Events!

We host a series of admitted student events between late February and April each year. These events provide information on affordability, community, academic programs and return on investment. Join us at one of these events to get one on one feedback from students, faculty, and alumni.

Current & Prospective Students

Why UK? Because to be the best, you have to learn from the best. Between the unparalleled credentials of our faculty, our world-class educational facilities, and the almost limitless career opportunities offered here, this is a great place to launch your future career.

10 Steps to Becoming A Wildcat

Smart planning is your key to a successful transition into college. Use this checklist to stay on track towards becoming a Wildcat!

Campus Housing

Discover which campus living situation best suits you by completing the housing and Living Learning Program application.


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