What are the Living Costs at UK?
Make a good college decision for yourself by understanding all of your college expenses. Begin by being familiar with how much you will be paying each year for room, board, and other living expenses.
A Room, Some Food, and Other Stuff That's Not Free for Some Reason
In 2017 - 2018, UK students spent $8,548 for housing and $4,300 for dining.
The table below shows the expected prices of both on-campus and off-campus housing and food plans for University of Kentucky.
|Expense||On Campus||Off Campus|
|Room and Board||$12,858||$12,858|
|Other Living Expenses||$3,730||$3,730|
|Books and Supplies||$1,000||$1,000|
Will You Spend Four Years in the Dorms? Estimated Cost is $89,285
In the past five years, UK housing and dining costs have changed 5.5% on average each year. If today's trends in room, board, and other expenses carry on, we expect current incoming freshmen to pay $20,121 in their first year of college. Those young people might end up having to pay $21,522 for their second year, and $23,020 for their fourth year.
Total room and board costs over four years would be $89,285; for two years it would be $41,643.
More on Your Campus Living Situation and Meal Plan
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||No|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||8,105|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||N/A|
Campus Expense is Much Higher Than Average
University of Kentucky on-campus living expenses come to a total of $17,588, which is well above the national average of $14,604.