Admissions

Location
Lexington, KY
Undergrads
19,178
Tuition (in-state)
$19,864 ($9,676)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Applicant Status At University of Kentucky

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Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:15,153
Male Applicants:6,520
Female Applicants:8,633
Total Acceptances:10,362
Male Acceptances:4,444
Female Acceptances:5,918
Acceptance Rate:68%
Yield: ? 40%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(859) 257-2000
Email:admission@uky.edu
Web Site:www.uky.edu/Admission
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:Yes
Application Fee:$50
Application Web Site:www.uky.edu/Admission/apply.htm
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Regular Decision February 15 Rolling beginning October 1
Must-Reply-By No set date
Admissions
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RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
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HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Recommendations
Audition/Portfolio
SAT/ACT
TOEFL
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:4,139
Full-Time Male Enrollment:1,904
Full-Time Female Enrollment:2,178
Part-Time Male Enrollment:41
Part-Time Female Enrollment:16
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? Not Reported
Applicants Accepting: ? Not Reported
Students Enrolled: ? Not Reported
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:1,777
Applicants Accepted:1,164
Students Enrolled:844

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 490 - 610 500 - 630 470 - 600 1460 - 1840 (2400)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) 22 - 29 22 - 27 Not Reported 23 - 28 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:25%
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:17%
Students Submitting ACT:93%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
Not Reported

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Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • Be very nice to the people handling your financial aid and scholarship renewal forms. They can be your best friends or your worst enemies.
  • Beware of the campus preachers that stroll outside the Student Center. They have a nasty habit of preaching hellfire and brimstone at students as they walk by.
  • Don't bring anything you truly value into the dorms. There is a good chance it will get lost, damaged, or stolen.
  • Have an idea of what floor you need to be going to when you get on an elevator at Patterson Office Tower and prepare to take the stairs between floors.
  • If you plan on joining a Greek organization, bring a chunk of change. It can cost more than $1,000 per semester to belong to such organizations.
  • If you think you are interested in study abroad, the sooner you start making plans and applying for assistance, the better your life will be.
  • Many students meet their future spouses at the University of Kentucky, and then end up sending their kids to UK, as well. There is quite a tradition at UK.
  • Plan on being surrounded by white suburban kids.
  • Plan on having your towel stolen from the showers at least once as a practical joke.
  • Plan on spending quite a bit of time waiting for basketball tickets. Take some books to read if you plan on going to a ticket lottery.
  • The community bathrooms in Donovan Hall have great acoustics and are wonderful for late-night guitar playing and singing.
  • The computer labs will inevitably crash during the week of finals. Don't put a project off until the last minute, as it will more than likely be eaten by a computer.
  • Wear flip-flops in the shower. This piece of knowledge is invaluable.
Interviews & Information Sessions
Go to http://www.uky.edu/VisitorCenter/ to schedule a visit and information session.
Campus Tours
Tours are led by student guides, and cover the main academic area of campus, a residence hall, the recreation center, and Young Library. Tour spots can be reserved online at https://www.iris.uky.edu/VisitorCenter/.
Virtual Tour of Campus
www.uky.edu/CampusTour/
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