Admissions Process

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

New Students (first-time freshmen)

  • High school GPA (meeting a minimum requirement does not guarantee admission to the program)
  • Application essays
  • Admissions Timeline
  • New students should apply via the UK application and select Human Health Sciences as your primary major.

Current UK students and transfers

  • Cumulative college GPA of 3.0 GPA or higher (student must also exhibit a 3.0 semester GPA or higher during term of application)
  • Application essays
  • No more than 60 earned hours recommended
  • Satisfactory completion of General Chemistry I with lab, General/Introductory Psychology, and any level Calculus strongly preferred
  • Admissions Timeline
  • Current UK students should complete the Internal Transfer application (this application is currently closed). Transfer students from outside of UK should apply via the UK application  and select Human Health Sciences as your primary major.

Important Application Information

  • All current applicants to the HHS program should monitor their uky.edu email account for application status information.
  • ALL application materials (including transcripts) are due on or before the application deadline listed below if you would like for your application to be considered for admission into the HHS program.

Admissions Timeline

Prospective New Students for Fall 2025
Application Becomes Available: Deadline to Apply: Notification Date:
Aug 1, 2024 Dec 2, 2024 Feb 10, 2025

 

Current UK and Transfer Students
  Application Becomes Available: Deadline to Apply: Notification Date:
Spring 2025 Aug 1, 2024 Nov 1, 2024 Nov 26, 2024
Fall 2025 Jan 2, 2025 April 7, 2025 May 22, 2025