#193 Overall Influence #541 Desirability Rank

University of Kentucky

University in the United States

From 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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

19,648

Acceptance

96%

Graduation Rate

66%

Median SAT Score

1195

Median ACT Score

25

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$11,011

Fees (in-state)

$1,349

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$54,000

Employed

92%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

24K

Under-Grads

21K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

South Limestone, Lexington KY 40506-0032

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

17 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

41 per 100K

Violent Crime

3 per 100K

What is University of Kentucky known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#90 World Rank
Medical
#145 World Rank
Biology
#191 World Rank
Literature
#137 World Rank
Business
#118 World Rank
Education
#182 World Rank
Engineering
#100 World Rank
History
#134 World Rank
Law
#223 World Rank
Mathematics
#155 World Rank
Political Science
#209 World Rank
Computer Science
#211 World Rank
Chemistry
#182 World Rank
Psychology
#167 World Rank
Communications
#328 World Rank
Philosophy
#231 World Rank
Economics
#328 World Rank
Physics
#91 World Rank
Anthropology
#149 World Rank
Sociology
#51 World Rank
Nursing
#214 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#157 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#103 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

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 Medical, Biology, and Literature

Bam Adebayo

Bam Adebayo

American basketball player

Gatewood Galbraith

American politician

Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo

American basketball player

George Billman

American professor and physiologist

Temba Maqubela

Temba Maqubela

South African educator and administrator

Marianne W. Lewis

Paul Ajlouny

Palestinian-American publisher, businessman and U.S. Navy veteran

Constantine W. Curris

Constantine W. Curris

University president

M. Christopher Brown II

M. Christopher Brown II

American university executive

Russ Hodges

Russ Hodges

American sportscaster

Doris Y. Wilkinson

Sociologist

Donald Templer

American psychologist researcher