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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
  • 50 out of 51 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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  • adrian from pittsburgh, pa
  • Jun-25-2016 I am a current student here

    the university is a very beautiful place if you ignore all the construction being done at the moment. everyone at the school are extremely nice people and are there help you. there are tons of opportunities for you to have fun and also be successful in your studies.

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

    there is so much southern hospitality, and i love it. nice campus with nice people. it's like a home away from home

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  • from summersville, ky
  • Apr-07-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    this campus is absolutely beautiful and clean. it is also very safe. the faculty is very kind and compassionate.

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

    UK is an amazing school for academics, athletics, and social experiences. If you're searching for a school that can offer a little bit of everything, this is definitely where you should be going. The staff and students are beyond friendly.

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

    The school is one of the biggest in the state, so it can feel like you are just a number, atleast in your freshman level classes that could have up to 300 people in them. However, with a lot of people here there are also a lot of resources to aid you that a lot of smaller universities may not have. Overall, if you don't mind walking a lot sometimes or riding a bike and if being in a large class doesnt bother you, then this is a good fit.

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

    I think UK's campus is beautiful especially in the fall and spring. However, the dining and housing on campus is not the best; the rates are rising while the quality is not. The campus-wide events are usually very fun for all types of people.

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  • Austin from Harold, KY
  • Mar-18-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Great campus! Very great city to be in (Lexington), and campus is quite large but easy to navigate. Very friendly area, would prefer here over practically anywhere.

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

    The University of Kentucky is a great university in my opinion. The campus itself is beautiful and most of the professors are good at what they do. It is also very easy to get involved on campus.

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

    The University of Kentucky is a school with limitless opportunities. Whether you're just being a part of a 30,000 student community and supporting the Wildcats, or working in a small group to promote something you care about, there is a place for everyone at UK. You are never just another number.

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

    UK is a beautiful school with things always going on, always something to be involved with. It has many options for majors although some more specific ones have to be pursued elsewhere. Doesn't offer very good federal aid.

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