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The University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
(859) 257-9000

The University of Kentucky is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1865. It is located in the center of Lexington. UK is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky. Students are offered 89 degrees at the bachelors level, 86 masters level degrees, and 67 doctoral level degrees by it. In 2010, 27,108 students sought degrees from the 142 programs at UK. It offers subjects such as architecture and forensic accounting. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Kentucky.

Admission

In 2010, 12,195 students applied to this public university. This university admitted around 73% of applicants or 9,024 students. 54% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 12,195 students applied to this public university. This university admitted around 73% of applicants or 9,024 students. 54% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 74%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 72%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 76%

Student Demographics

In 2010, 27,108 students were enrolled at UK.

Student Demographics

In 2010, 27,108 students were enrolled at UK.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 13283
  • Total Enrolled Female: 13825
  • Undergraduate Male: 10163
  • Undergraduate Female: 9764
  • Graduate Male: 3160
  • Graduate Female: 4021

Faculty Demographics

This university employs 2,609 teachers. Approximately 82% of faculty are full-time, close to 17% of instructors are part-time, and about 38% of teachers are women.

Faculty Demographics

This university employs 2,609 teachers. Approximately 82% of faculty are full-time, close to 17% of instructors are part-time, and about 38% of teachers are women.

  • Male: 1616
  • Female: 993
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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