Kentucky State University

273 reviews
  1. Frankfort, KY
  2. 4 Year
C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    C-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    D+
Kentucky State University is ...
Public, HBCU
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Address
400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
Website

Kentucky State University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
48%
SAT Range
735-925
ACT Range
16-21
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$8,386/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,544/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,416/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,752/ year
  • $76-110k
    $7,320/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,387/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.16 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.16 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.16 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,397Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
72%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 4 responses
Report
  • Spirited
    100%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.20 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.29 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 6 responses
Report
  • More organization
    50%
  • Onward and upward
    50%

After Kentucky State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$26,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
20%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.7 responses

Reviews

273 reviews
  • Excellent
    17
  • Very Good
    56
  • Average
    132
  • Poor
    46
  • Terrible
    22
The teaching staff is phenomenal! The administration is awful. The school is horribly disorganized and desperately needs order. I'm not sure I would come here again if I had it all over to do.
  • College Senior
  • 5 months ago
The school is good, but it can be better in some aspects.
  • College Freshman
  • 9 months ago
I make the most out of my school but i sill have a ways to go
  • College Freshman
  • 9 months ago