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Prospective Students

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The University of Kentucky (UK) is the flagship university of the state of Kentucky. A leading public research university, UK is on an exciting path -- one that’s conducting groundbreaking research in areas such as  energy, the environment, and cancer. Yet UK remains one of the most affordable major universities in the United States. There are many reasons to become a University of Kentucky Student:

  • UK is one of the top 300 academic programs in the world.
  • UK has more than 25 nationally ranked programs in the Top 20.
  • Eight NCAA Men’s Basketball Championships, the most recent in 2012.
  • UK is one of only seven universities in the country to offer the full range of academic programs on one, centrally located campus – Agriculture, Architecture, Business, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy. 
  • UK's 28,000 students represent 117 countries.
  • Students can choose from 200 majors and degree programs.
  • UK’s student to faculty ratio is 18-to-1.
  • UK faculty received a record-breaking total of $299 million in grants and contracts in 2011.
  • More than 350 student organizations
  • Tuition is highly competitive compared with other benchmark institutions.

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