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.

 

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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

 

Frequently Asked Questions: 

What are the criteria for Project Graduate?

  • Prior UK Students must meet the following criteria:

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

    • You must have at least 80 earned credits

    • 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:

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

    • You must have at least 80 earned hours

    • 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?

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?

Can I test out of classes?

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 this short application and mail it, along with all your college transcripts, to the address below: 

    Office of Undergraduate Admission and University Registrar
    University of Kentucky
    100 W.D. Funkhouser Bldg.
    Lexington, KY 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 Aaron Vaught, at aaron.vaught@uky.edu or (859) 257-2031.