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University of Kentucky

Lexington View map
#551-560
Public
Very High
27,549
1,907
1,514

Overview

The University of Kentucky (UK), founded in 1865, is a public land grant university dedicated to improving people’s lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service and healthcare. As Kentucky’s flagship institution, UK plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development and human well-being. A diverse student body of 28,000, representing 117 countries, are studying in more than 100 undergraduate degree programs, more than 90 master’s programs and more than 90 doctoral programs in 16 academic and professional colleges – all on one centrally located campus. UK is pound to be one of the top 300 academic institutions in the world, and to offer its students more than 25 nationally ranked programs in the Top 20. Campus life at UK is never dull and provides countless ways to get involved and make new friends. With over 400 student organizations you’ll be sure to find a club, organization or volunteer opportunity that will enable you to explore your interests, while having fun. There are also frequent on-campus events such as live performances and sporting events. As a leading research university, there are over 70 centers for research, providing ample opportuntity to aid or participate in one...

University Highlights

Total students - 27,549

23%
77%

International students - 1,514

41%
59%

Total faculty staff - 1,907

259
1648

Total students - 27,549

23%
77%

International students - 1,514

41%
59%

Total faculty staff - 1,907

1648
259
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