Get to Know the University

Attending UK makes you more than just a college student. You're becoming a part of community with more than 28 Top 10 ranked programs, 30,000 enrolled students, and home of the Blue and White. Find out what it means to be a Wildcat.

Explore Our Academic Programs

College is a time to discover what motivates you; what you are passionate about, and how to use that determination to impact the world. So, what do YOU want to be?

Invest in Your Future

Learn more about the four pillars of Academic Excellence, and how we've worked to improve everything about your time on campus; from high tech classroom facilities, to modern living learning communities and more.

Visit UK

Seeing is believing. Start your day with UK's Visitor Center, and meet our team of Wildcat Ambassadors who are ready to share with you all of their own "see blue." stories.


Complete our combined application for undergraduate admission, competitive scholarships and the Lewis Honors College. Find all application dates and deadlines at (The University of Kentucky accepts the Common Application and the Coalition Application).

Find Your Home

Discover which campus living situation best suits you by completing the housing and Living Learning Program application.

Apply for Aid

The Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2019-20 will be available beginning on Oct. 1, at Incoming freshmen who are admitted to UK and complete the FAFSA prior to Dec. 1, will receive an estimated early financial aid notification before the new year. Learn more about the grants, loans and Federal Work Study options available at

Search for Scholarships

To be considered for academic and competitive scholarships, you must be admitted to UK with qualifying scores and a G.P.A. on file in the admissions office no later than December 1st. Check out our online tools to find a scholarship that works for you.

Discover Opportunities

More than 400 student organizations and clubs; that means there's something for everyone. And if you can't find what you're looking for, why not start one?

Confirm Your Spot

Confirm your decision to attend UK by registering for your "see blue." U Orientation. At "see blue." U, you'll meet other students, hear from campus offices and organizations, meet with your academic advisor and register for classes. Learn more and register at

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