College of Public Health students graduating

Giving to the College

A gift to the College of Public Health is a gift to improve the health of the Commonwealth. Through our efforts in education, research and service, our mission at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health is to make Kentucky, the nation and the world a healthier place to live. Your support is vital for us to educate and train the next generation of public health practitioners and leaders. Your donations help to provide scholarships for our students & support the research and service programs that move our College forward.

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The University of Kentucky established the College of Public Health to develop transformative solutions to health challenges through its teaching, research and service efforts. Ranked a Top 25 School of Public Health by U.S. News & World Report, the College of Public Health at UK takes seriously its responsibility to the communities and individuals that comprise the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

The College values its students highly and, in all its actions, strives to build an environment where students can succeed and thrive. It takes pride in a collegial community of faculty and staff who are encouraged and supported in their work to solve the pressing public health problems that plague the region and the nation. Diversity of thought and diversity among our students, staff and faculty, is woven into the fabric of the culture of the College.

Planned Giving

Although we welcome and encourage outright gifts, there are also other ways to support the College's programs financially, through what is known as planned giving. Gifts may be made during your lifetime and under your Will. They may consist of cash, securities, personal property or real estate. You may also visit the University of Kentucky Office of Philanthropy web site.