Admissions Process

The following factors are taken into consideration as part of the admissions decision:

New Students (first-time freshmen)

  • Completion of the supplemental program application
  • High school GPA (preference given to those with an unweighted high school grade-point-average of 3.5 or higher)
  • ACT or SAT scores (preference given to those with a 28 ACT composite or equivalent SAT)

Current UK students and transfers

  • Completion of the supplemental program application
  • Cumulative college GPA of 3.2 GPA or higher (student must also exhibit a 3.0 semester GPA or higher during term of application);
  • No more than 60 earned hours recommended
  • Satisfactory completion of CHE 105 and 111, PSY 100, and MA 137 strongly preferred

Admissions Timeline

New Students (College Freshmen)  
 Application OpenApplication CloseNotification
Fall 2020 - Cycle IAug. 1Dec. 2Jan. 15
Fall 2020 - Cycle II*Dec. 3Feb. 15Mar. 2
Current UK and Transfer Students  
Transfer - Spring 20211-Aug6-Nov23-Nov
Transfer - Fall 20201-Jan10-Jul1-Aug

 * Due to volume of applications for admission, cycle dates and notification timelines have been adjusted. Application materials received after the posted deadline will not be considered in admission review.