University of Kentucky Rankings
Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.
High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.212 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.219 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.218 responses
Undergrads Over 25
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is pretty big.302 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.354 responses
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Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.178 responses
University of Kentucky Reviews
I really enjoy the University of Kentucky so far. The campus is beautiful (aside from all the construction) and the dorms are very nice and comfortable. As opposed to most dorms at other universities that feel like a prison, the dorms at UK feel extremely homey. The staff has accommodated me well for my mental illnesses. The classes I am currently taking are very interesting, and I am excited to see how the rest of my education here will play out!
The University of Kentucky is a fantastic school for an unbelievable amount of reasons. The class sizes vary in the sense that you can be in a three-hundred-person lecture but the recitation for the class consists of between fifteen to thirty people. Therefore, the TA’s know you and you can get to know the professor as well when need be! The campus is absolutely beautiful to say the least. There are many skeptics out there because how much construction is going on around campus but it is all worth it. In 2016 they officially opened the new business school which is state of the art and is beautiful. However, tuition can be a little expensive for out of students, like myself, so it sometimes scares students off but they do a fantastic job pulling in students from across the country. If I could see one thing change is the parking situation on campus is very clustered and sometimes not everyone gets a parking spot and it becomes very possible to get a ticket by parking somewhere else.
The campus has taken steps to promote awareness even before students arrive on campus for the 1st time. Then this awareness and potential problematic behavior are assessed again toward the end of the 1st semester. The campus has developed "safe" walking paths across campus which are patrolled regularly and are well lit at night. Volunteer cadets provide free transportation across campus until midnight during the week. More is always possible! Actually I believe that safety can only go so far, students need to be held accountable for their behavior. Assault is unacceptable. Abuse is unacceptable. Until universities make these individual publicly accountable for their deeds, rather than keeping quiet in feat of bad publicity things won't change fast enough. Until society point its finger toward the perpetrator, instead of the victim, things won't change fast enough. The national statistics of 1 in 5 college women experiencing some sort of assault or harassment on a campus ought to shame us as a society.