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Academic Rigor
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Dorm Life
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Food and Dining
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Bang for the buck
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Clubs and Activities
4.5000
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Most Helpful Review for University of Kentucky
  • Category: Will learn a lot
  • Review by: Kristin from Clarksville, TN
  • 47 out of 48 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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  • 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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  • Olivia from Lexington, KY
  • Oct-16-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Kentucky is an ideal college for students searching for a large college with successful sports teams and a large variety of clubs and organizations. However, unlike many large universities, UK is located in the beautiful town of Lexington which is rich in culture and full of remarkable local attractions. The wide variety of majors and classes make it the perfect option for students with unique interests and passions.

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  • Student from NJ
  • Oct-05-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Kentucky is everything I dreamed and more. I have found my place in my major as well as in my sorority. There is a wonderful balance between academics and fun, and campus offers tons of events for you to go meet people and get involved.

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  • Mikayla from Kansas City, MO
  • Oct-02-2014 I am a current student here

    University of Kentucky is a prosperous community for many students. I am out of state and I feel like I have lived in Lexington, KY my whole life. Teachers are here to help and students are friendly, I give UK a 10/10.

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  • Vic from California
  • Sep-28-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I love how the school and the community is really school spirited. As a big time lover of sports I can definitely see myself at UK. The only thing I am struggling with is I'm afraid there isn't enough diversity.

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  • Lauren Bates
  • Aug-05-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The University is large, but they try their best to make it a homey experience. They are stingy with money (like most schools), but work is available. This university is meant for the responsible student, and academically,it is worth the money.

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