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University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky, Lexington United States
    • QS World University Rankings
      651-700
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio12
    • ScholarshipsYes
    • International Students1,294
    • SizeL
    • Total Faculty2,239

    + 31 others shortlisted this university

    + 32 others shortlisted this university

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    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.

    About

    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.

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    University highlights

    University of Kentucky is one of the top Public universities in Lexington, United States. It is ranked #651-700 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #401- 450
    • 2014
      #481-490
    • 2015
      #501-550
    • 2016
      #551-600
    • 2017
      #501-550
    • 2018
      #551-600
    • 2019
      #551-560
    • 2020
      #601-650
    • 2021
      #601-650
    • 2022
      #651-700

    Ranking criteria

    11.5
    Academic Reputation
    32.6
    Citations per Faculty
    16.6
    Employer Reputation
    24.3
    Faculty Student Ratio
    6.8
    International Faculty Ratio
    5.1
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    27,154

    23%
    77%

    International students
    1,294

    62%
    38%

    Total faculty staff
    2,239

    230
    2009

    Total students
    27,154

    23%
    77%

    International students
    1,294

    62%
    38%

    Total faculty staff
    2,239

    2009
    230

    Scholarships

    Yes
    The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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