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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for University of Kentucky
  • Category: Will learn a lot
  • Review by: Kristin from Clarksville, TN
  • 44 out of 45 people found this review helpful

When President Todd accepted the role as University President, he brought with him the Top 20 business plan meaning, thus, that the university will be a in the top 20 by the year 2020. Therefore, the University of Kentucky is making progress to become on of the top 20 schools in the nation. The William T. Young Library, a 58 million dollar complex, has the nation's second largest book endowment second only to Harvard University and is the largest among Public Universities. Also, on a side note the fifth floor was voted the best place on campus to get a...

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  • Nicholas from Hinesville, GA
  • Jul-30-2014 I am a current student here

    It's a beautiful place. Mostly everything is in walking distance and if not the buses are useful 24/7. The people are really nice and helpful.

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  • Macara from Louisville, KY
  • Jun-30-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I can't wait to live on campus in the new Champions Court 1 dorms. I am so excited to be in the Engineering Program and for the people I will meet. To me UK will be the place where I will love and call home.

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  • andgon238
  • Apr-23-2014 I am a current student here

    For a Kentucky university, UK is quite large. It can be overwhelming here if you are not the type of person to speak up and be heard because there are simply so many people, especially in the entry-level courses. Academically speaking, it is a good school with good programs and many teachers that are willing to work with you, so as long as you can get involved and learn how to stand out a bit, you will be just fine here.

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  • Sean from Bellbrook, OH
  • Apr-12-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I can't say much because I haven't started yet. But overall the new dorms look great. The campus feels like a college. I have been at some schools that feel like an industrial park.

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  • Danielle from Akron, OH
  • Mar-06-2014 I am a current student here

    This school is a waste of money. There are much better colleges that I could have chosen from in Ohio.

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  • Courtney from Louisville, KY
  • Mar-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Deciding to attend the University of Kentucky was easily the greatest decision I have ever made. This is a top-tier institution with much more to offer than meets the eye. The rating I choose for my school is off the charts and is simply too high to measure.

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  • Rebecca
  • Feb-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Absolutely amazing and feels like home! UK gives students so many opportunities to explore and feel welcome. UK is fun to go to and the staff help with everything.

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  • Blake
  • Feb-25-2014 I am a current student here

    The university of Kentucky is three things. Big, busy, and challenging. I say big to describe not only the universities size but the opportunists that abound at UK. whether its career fairs to set you up with internships or scholarships to make your education cheaper. When I say busy I'm not just talking about your course load and the amount of homework you will have. I mean to say there is always something going on. Whether it be a basketball game, fraternity meeting or study session. Now to my final point challenging. Yes you will be challenged and pushed in your courses and major but you will also be pushed as a person to grow and reach your true potential.

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