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The Heart and Hearth of Our Campus

The Gatton Student Center is a gathering space that illustrates in a compelling way the importance of people and place. As both the heart and hearth of our campus, the new Gatton Student Center is a place where leaders will be developed, friendships forged, and partnerships brokered. Our students – and all those who call this special place home – will be shaped through the memories and relationships they experience while at the University of Kentucky.”    – University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto

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UK Visitor Center Has New Home in Gatton Student Center

The University of Kentucky Visitor Center has a new home. It recently moved from the Main Building to the new Gatton Student Center. The new location will give prospective students and their families an immediate feel for the pulse of campus when they visit.

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UK HealthCare No. 1 in Kentucky; Nationally Ranked in Four Adult Specialties

UK HealthCare's University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital remains the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky and the Bluegrass Region for the third consecutive year, according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Rankings released today.

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degree-granting colleges, the Lewis Honors College and Graduate School


Academic Programs

By the Numbers


Average graduating GPA of Lewis Honors students.

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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.

$2.3 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.