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 University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY

South Limestone, Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:27,226(20,099 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:18 to 1
Admissions
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Financial Aid
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Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $8,123 $8,610 $9,128 -6%
Out-of-state $16,678 $17,678 $18,740 -6%
Books and supplies $800 $800 $800 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $9,100 $9,440 $10,000 -6%
Other $2,160 $2,226 $2,240 -1%
Off Campus
Room and board $9,100 $9,440 $10,000 -6%
Other $2,160 $2,226 $2,240 -1%
Off Campus with Family
Other $2,160 $2,226 $2,240 -1%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $20,183 $21,076 $22,168 -5%
Off Campus $20,183 $21,076 $22,168 -5%
Off Campus with Family $11,083 $11,636 $12,168 -8%
Out-of-state
On Campus $28,738 $30,144 $31,780 -3%
Off Campus $28,738 $30,144 $31,780 -3%
Off Campus with Family $19,638 $20,704 $21,780 -5%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $8,122
In-state fees $1,006
Out-of-state tuition $17,734
Out-of-state fees $1,006
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $8,860
In-state fee $1,006
Out-of-state tuition $19,320
Out-of-state fees $1,006
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 3,192 75% --
Grant or scholarship aid 2,933 68% $22,514,110 $7,676
Federal grants 1,102 26% $5,371,982 $4,875
Pell grants 1,078 25% $4,369,955 $4,054
Other federal grants 994 23% $1,002,027 $1,008
State/local government grant or scholarships 2,532 59% $6,017,236 $2,376
Institutional grants or scholarships 1,906 45% $11,124,892 $5,837
Student loan aid 1,971 46% $11,972,716 $6,074
Federal student loans 1,958 46% $10,139,915 $5,179
Other student loans 156 4% $1,832,801 $11,749
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 9,922 50% $71,692,588 $7,226
Pell grants 4,768 24% $18,771,209 $3,937
Federal student loans 8,494 43% $55,208,166 $6,500

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $13,430 $13,308 $12,916
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $7,540 $9,959 $7,048
$30,001 - $48,000 $10,321 $11,322 $9,690
$48,001 - $75,000 $14,296 $14,726 $13,657
$75,001 - $110,000 $15,480 $16,446 $16,567
$110,001 and more $16,071 $16,564 $17,242

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 27,226
Undergraduate enrollment 20,099
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,112
Graduate enrollment 7,127
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$50

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$65

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 13,537 6,041 7,496
Percent admitted 69% 69% 68%
Percent admitted who enrolled 69% 35% 30%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 834 20%
ACT 4048 94%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 490 620
SAT Math 500 630
SAT Writing 480 590
ACT Composite 22 28
ACT English 22 28
ACT Math 21 27
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 76 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AMenWomen
All Track Combined 8071
Baseball 37-
Basketball 1515
Football 120-
Golf 106
Gymnastics -17
Rifle --
Soccer 2725
Softball -21
Swimming and Diving 3728
Tennis 1113
Volleyball -14

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges01/01/1915 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist

08/01/1967 Accredited
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Didactic Program in Dietetics

07/01/1974 Accredited
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics

01/01/1975 Accredited
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs

07/25/1939 Accredited
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education

Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels

01/31/2001 Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Law (LAW) - Professional schools

01/01/1925 Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist

08/01/1967 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

04/01/1970 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

11/09/1983 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

02/18/1986 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

06/01/1986 Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration

07/01/1994 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

09/28/2002 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

09/28/2002 Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health

Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health

06/11/2005 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists

07/01/1975 Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education

Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree

07/01/1960 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

01/01/2008 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1937 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation

Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

03/01/2012 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1954 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession304
Drug law violations4762 54
Liquor law violations1135
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 62919
Liquor law violations 002
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 785
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 6103
Aggravated assault 1174
Burglary 312713
Motor vehicle theft 8512
Arson 020
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 242
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 110
Aggravated assault 011
Burglary 1774
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 020
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate4.3%
Number in default164
Number in repayment3,731

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00198900

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Post-master's certificate Doctor's degree - professional practice
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Agricultural Economics161--
Agricultural Public Services, Other1----
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences, Other6----
Agronomy and Crop Science123---
Animal Sciences, General2757--
Food Science4----
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management16----
Plant Sciences, Other-7---
Soil Science and Agronomy, General--2--
Category total2252110--
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Architecture6228---
Landscape Architecture16----
Category total7828---
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other1----
Latin American Studies---2-
Category total3--2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Anatomy--2--
Biochemistry--2--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other-9---
Biology/Biological Sciences, General422--
Biotechnology18----
Entomology-23--
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology--7--
Molecular Pharmacology--6--
Physiology, General--4--
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology--2--
Plant Physiology--1--
Toxicology-37--
Category total2511636--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting238---
Business/Commerce, General531558--
Business/Managerial Economics4----
Finance, General19----
Hospitality Administration/Management, General27----
Management Science1----
Marketing/Marketing Management, General45----
Category total7631938--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Journalism52----
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication3----
Radio and Television1----
Speech Communication and Rhetoric257--
Category total32157--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General1146--
Category total29146--
Education Colleges
Art Teacher Education12---
Curriculum and Instruction-9---
Early Childhood Education and Teaching61---
Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed---1-
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other--3--
Educational Evaluation and Research--9--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-266--
Educational/Instructional Technology-1---
Elementary Education and Teaching774---
Health Teacher Education10----
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration-9---
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching21----
Music Teacher Education225---
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching79----
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education4----
Secondary Education and Teaching-57---
Social Studies Teacher Education33----
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education-1---
Special Education and Teaching, General2032--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth---5-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other46---
Technical Teacher Education16----
Category total305124206-
Engineering Colleges
Agricultural Engineering1842--
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering-41--
Chemical Engineering35-4--
Civil Engineering, General78242--
Computer Engineering, General2----
Electrical and Electronics Engineering50348--
Manufacturing Engineering-2---
Materials Engineering5-2--
Mechanical Engineering105163--
Mining and Mineral Engineering1431--
Category total3198723--
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General272--
Category total11672--
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Apparel and Textiles, General59----
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management-5---
Family Systems--6--
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General63----
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General687-3-
Human Development and Family Studies, General-7---
Category total1901963-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General25---
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General-6---
French Language and Literature25---
German Language and Literature74---
Japanese Language and Literature2----
Linguistics4----
Spanish Language and Literature1145--
Category total101245--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Athletic Training/Trainer-7---
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist4127---
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist1211--
Dental Clinical Sciences, General-8---
Dentistry----51
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other---1-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management320---
International Public Health/International Health---3-
Medicine----89
Nursing Practice----9
Nursing Science--9--
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design-45--
Pharmacy----124
Physical Therapy/Therapist----104
Physician Assistant-52---
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies3----
Public Health, General-48--10
Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician-10---
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse19930---
Rehabilitation Science--4--
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General-13--
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor-63---
Category total258271224387
History Colleges
History, General431--
Category total7731--
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Law----135
Category total----135
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other2----
Category total2----
Library Science Colleges
Library and Information Science-69---
Category total-69---
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Financial Mathematics13----
Mathematics, General2876--
Statistics, General-1227-
Category total411987-
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Behavioral Sciences---1-
Gerontology--16-
Historic Preservation and Conservation-7---
International/Global Studies5----
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1----
Nutrition Sciences-26--
Category total79977-
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Forest Sciences and Biology176---
Natural Resources/Conservation, General12----
Category total296---
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Kinesiology and Exercise Science-473--
Category total-473--
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy164--
Category total2164--
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General11316--
Geology/Earth Science, General175--
Physics, General884--
Category total422825--
Psychology Colleges
Clinical Psychology-46--
Counseling Psychology-173--
Educational Psychology-184--
Experimental Psychology-79--
Psychology, General12----
Category total2324622--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Administration-29---
Social Work501323--
Category total501613--
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology34511--
Economics, General3176--
Geography1657--
International Relations and Affairs-36---
Political Science and Government, General1012--
Sociology6741-
Category total30571301-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation106---
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General1----
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General193---
Fine/Studio Arts, General65---
Interior Design12---
Music History, Literature, and Theory9243-
Music Performance, General1415---
Music, General--9--
Category total10733133-
Grand total232130726133522