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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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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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  • Billy Bob from Shelbyville, KY
  • Sep-11-2015 I am a current student here

    If at all possible get a bike to get around, as generally it will cut down on time traveling and will allow you more free time. Another thing I would definitley do for your first year is to not get anymore than 14 meals a week with the meal plan. Most college students only have time to eat twice a day so more than 14 may end up as wasteful. If you do want food outside of those two meal swipes you can always use your flex dollars that come with your plan. If you plan on going home on the weekends I would reccommend the 10 meals a week plan. If you are looking to cut costs, I would recommend getting the cheapest meal plan then buying a lot of microwave dinners and ramen, provided your dorm has a kitchen area somewhere in the building and/or you have a microwave with your dorm. Take free things whenever you can, especially food. Oh and make sure you go to as man classes as you can and find a way to take notes or record the class.

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  • Purnima
  • Mar-28-2015 I am a current student here

    Be careful of your prospective roommate if you live in a dorm; you don't want to be stuck with someone who you cannot get along with. Also, make sure you have plenty of time between your classes since campus is so large.

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  • Danielle
  • Jan-07-2015 I am a current student here

    It is a big campus so I would recommend getting involved in something (greek life, clubs, sports) to make friends.

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  • Caitlin from Evarts, KY
  • Jan-07-2015 I am a current student here

    Get involved! There is no better way to feel like a part of your school that to join a group that you're interested in. It's the best way to make friends and make a big school feel small.

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  • Nena from Louisville, KY
  • Nov-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Try to find as many scholarships as possible because it is kind of expensive. If you take chemistry or physics, study your butt off or you will not get the grades you want and use every resource possible for help.

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