University of Kentucky

#310 / #107
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#541
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About University of Kentucky

According to Wikipedia, The University of Kentucky is a public land-grant research university in Lexington, Kentucky. Founded in 1865 by John Bryan Bowman as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky, the university is one of the state's two land-grant universities and the institution with the highest enrollment in the state, with 30,545 students as of fall 2019.

University of Kentucky Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
19,648 96% 66% 1195 25

How Much Does University of Kentucky Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$11,135 $1,349

How Much Do University of Kentucky Graduates Make?

If you graduate from University of Kentucky, then you can expect to earn an average of $54,000 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

University of Kentucky's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
24,759 21,392 3,367

Where is University of Kentucky?

University of Kentucky is located at South Limestone, Lexington KY 40506-0032

How Safe is University of Kentucky?

University of Kentucky has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Lexington has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is University of Kentucky Known For?

University of Kentucky is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Kentucky's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Kentucky's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Kentucky's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Anthropology, and Medical. Here are some of University of Kentucky's most famous alumni:

Thomas Hunt Morgan
Thomas Hunt Morgan
An American biologist .
William M. Bass
William M. Bass
An American forensic anthropologist, (1928 – ), Virginia, USA.
Joe Nickell
Joe Nickell
An American skeptical investigator.
Wendell Berry
Wendell Berry
An American writer.
Story Musgrave
Story Musgrave
An American physician and NASA astronaut.
William Lipscomb
William Lipscomb
A Nobel Prize-winning American inorganic and organic chemist.
Scott Pruitt
A 14th Administrator of the EPA. Scott Pruitt is former Attorney General from Oklahoma.
John T. Scopes
John T. Scopes
An American schoolteacher.
David Schweickart
An American mathematician.
Kelly Craft
An American businesswoman, political donor and diplomat.
Walter Hooper
An American writer .
Matt Cutts
Matt Cutts
An American computer scientist.