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Barnstable Brown Team Helps Patient Take Control of Her Health

Whitley Smith never expected to suffer a stroke, especially in her 30's. After learning that her unmanaged Type 1 diabetes ultimately led to her stroke, she became determined to keep her diabetes under control – in hopes of living a long and healthy life with her young daughter.

Stepping Up Amidst Nursing Shortage

It's no secret – Kentucky needs more nurses. Discover why these UK College of Nursing graduates are answering the call to care for patients.

Strong Communities Creating Strong Students

Through Living Learning Communities and Residential Colleges UK offers students the opportunity to live and learn together in integrated academic residential environments. This dynamic residential experience offers specialized programming, interactions with UK faculty and staff, and a supportive community that focuses on student success.


COVID-19 Guidance

Learn more about UK’s policies and procedures to keep the campus community healthy.

COVID-19 Vaccines

Learn more about UK's efforts to increase vaccination rates among students, faculty and staff.

Covid-19 Testing

Learn what opportunities are available in our community for COVID-19 testing.


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$3.1 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.

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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.


Average graduating GPA of Lewis Honors students.