Lexington, KY
Tuition (in-state)
$19,864 ($9,676)
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Reviews 2037 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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3 College Junior

Nightlife: Frat parties -good. Bars better but hard to get into

4 College Junior

Majors: Definitely prepares you for posgt-grad life and graduate school

3 College Junior

Athletics: basketball--great. football only an excuse to tailgate

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Freshman and sophomore year are great- after that the real world sets in

3 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: Not much activity besides horse racing but you have what you need

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Fast food or nothing unless you are willing to spend 10$ on a hamburger from a "sit-down" restaurant

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: Existing dorms are pretty gross but there are plenty new being built

1 College Junior

Scholarships: Every single year I have had the WORST financial aid help

3 College Junior

Weather: Lots of rain and wind

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Good for freshman and sophomore year

4 College Freshman

Athletics: I've never had to look hard to find a place to play sports here.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: I dont' really eat out much, so there's not a lot to say here.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: When I initially applied here I would have gotten a full ride, but since I transferred I am getting no aid.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: For the cost the school is great, however in the long run I don't believe it will be as beneficial for me to attend UK then for me to attend a private school.

4 College Freshman

Nightlife: Nightlife for me is a lot of studying, but given the chance, I have opportunities or get involved and have some fun.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: The athletic complexes on campus are very accessible and are in great shape, providing a place to blow steam and get away from every day college life.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: A couple of different times things have happened but we have been informed and kept safe pretty good.

4 College Freshman

Majors: There's tons to choose from.

3 College Freshman

Majors: It's boring and hard to keep my interest.

2 College Freshman

Diversity: There's not that much diversity on campus.

1 College Freshman

Weather: The weather is constantly changing.

1 College Freshman

Parking: K-Lot is far away and there's hardly any spots.

3 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: The visitation policy isn't the best.

2 College Freshman

Greek Life: A lot of Greeks are just known for parties and it's annoying to deal with.

2 College Freshman

Scholarships: It's not too hard to find financial aid but the tuition rate is rising.


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Rachel Schilling
Cold Spring, KY
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Kentucky students bleed blue and take any chance they have to display their spirit. Some students can feel overwhelmed when they first come to campus by all the organizations and people. It takes about a year to really settle in and find a group or niche on campus that makes you feel like you belong.

Kentucky offers a well-rounded education and opportunity for networking and making friends while staying in a mid-sized city with traditional values. With the exception of the parking problem, lack of diversity, and sometimes annoying Greek population, Kentucky can provide a student with a great education, both in and out of the classroom.

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