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Kentucky State University

Frankfort, KY, USA
3.22 Average Rating

Founded in 1866, Kentucky State University is a public institution situated in Frankfort, KY. The school offers a liberal arts education and is also a land-grant institution. Popular majors at KSU include human development, nursing, and criminal justice and safety studies. KSU operates the Kentucky River Thorobred, which is an aquatic vessel used as a laboratory for research.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
53%
Out-Of-State Students
47%
0
100
45%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
1,925
Total Number of Undergrads
1,757
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
9%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
21%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$9,561
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,184
Out-of-State Tuition
$19,638
0
100
99%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
77%
Average Aid Per Year
$10,543
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Student Organizations
20
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Lexington
Louisville
Atlanta
Cincinnati
Detroit
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$28,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.22 Average Rating
Kentucky State University has been good to me overall. The professors and advisors are great here. However, the institution is only as great and fun as you make it.
Chrysencia from Columbus, OH
Kentucky State University is a wonderful school. The people here are super sweet and really know what they are doing. In my opinion, it is one of the best schools in Kentucky.
Brittany from Owenton, KY

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