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University of Kentucky Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

410 Administration Drive Lexington, KY 40506-0032
Phone: (859) 257-2000
Admissions Phone: (859) 257-2000
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University of Kentucky
  • Located in Lexington, KY
  • Public
  • 28,037 students enrolled
  • 69% admitted
  • $9,012 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Garrett from Lexington, KY
  • Sep-17-2016 I am a current student here

    It is a large school, which tends to allow some students to get lost but if you are committed to finding a niche or group to help you succeed & encourage you, you will do well. It takes work and commitment but the University of Kentucky is definitely a place that you can succeed.

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  • marini from chicago, il
  • Jul-21-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    -make yourself known in your department. if your major is social work, then go to the school of social work and talk with the administrators and faculty. -apparently, lexington, ky is located in tornado valley. most of the buildings have designated safety rooms. know your buildings and the locations of its safety rooms. -a couple of buildings have rooftops lounges. lexington is beautiful at night. -prepare to do a lot of walking. uky's campus is sprawling.

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  • adrian from pittsburgh, pa
  • Jun-25-2016 I am a current student here

    the campus if big so take some time in memorizing where the different buildings are in order to not get lost. make sure to have a general idea to which classes you want because fill up fast.

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  • l - paducah, ky
  • May-12-2016 I am a current student here

    apply for early registration date to be applicable for the most financial scholaarships available. be involved on campus. uk and the surrounding city is incredibly bike-friendly. most activities happen didn't the evening, so beware of evening/night classes after.7pm if you can .

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  • Ariel from Lexington, KY
  • Dec-02-2015 I am a current student here

    Make sure you work hard! UK gives great scholarships but you need to work for them. AP classes don't hurt.

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