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University of Kentucky

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

UK grew from the vision of one man, John Bowman. In 1865, after winning financial support through the federal Morrill Land-Grant College Act and private donations, Bowman saw the realization of his dream with the opening of the state's new Agricultural and Mechanical College. The college was renamed the University of Kentucky in 1916. The University of Kentucky will be one of the nation's 20 best public research universities, an institution recognized world-wide for excellence in teaching, research, and service and a catalyst for intellectual, social, cultural, and economic development. The University of Kentucky is a public, research-extensive, land grant university dedicated to enriching people's lives through excellence in teaching, research, and service. The University of Kentucky: Facilitates learning, informed by scholarship and research. Expands knowledge through research, scholarship and creative activity. Serves a global community by disseminating, sharing and applying knowledge. The University, as the flagship institution, plays a critical leadership role for the Commonwealth by promoting human and economic development that improves lives within Kentucky's borders and beyond. The University models a diverse community characterized by fairness and social justice.
401- 450
2012
481-490
2013
501-550
2014
551-600
2015
53.8
Citations per Faculty
151-200
2013
151-200
2014
101-150
2015
101-150
2016
65.2
Academic Reputation
44.8
Employer Reputation
74
Citations per Paper
69.6
H-index Citations
253=
2013
327
2014
272
2015
61.30
Overall Score
57.4
Academic Reputation
38.3
Employer Reputation
77.1
Citations per Paper
61
H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,880
International
57

Number of students

26,399
Postgraduate 23%
Undergraduate 77%

Number of international students

1,293
Postgraduate 71%
Undergraduate 29%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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