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
  • 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 IIDec. 3Jan. 31Mar. 1
Fall 2020 - Cycle IIIFeb. 1Apr. 1Apr. 15
Current UK and Transfer Students  
Transfer - Spring 20201-Aug2-Dec7-Dec
Transfer - Fall 20201-Jan10-Jul1-Aug