What to Know About Tuition & Fees
Plan money wise for your degree. Compare University of Kentucky's fees and tuition to typical colleges. Check for price developments and increases to find out if you should budget for more resources for the next 4-6 years of paying for college.
How do Fees & Tuition at UK Compare to Other Schools?
The subsequent table outlines how UK measures up to other schools nationally, regionally and by state.
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In-State Students Can Receive a Discounted Tuition
UK tuition and fees is lowered dramatically for students living in Kentucky. For in-state students, tuition and fees is set at $11,942 for the 2018 - 2019 year, 57.4% off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $10,579 and fees $1,363.
UK out-of-state students paid $28,046 in fees and tuition in 2018 - 2019. $1,363 was for fees, and $26,683 was charged for tuition.
The subsequent table outlines the costs described above for the 2018 - 2019 academic year.
View UK cost per credit hour here.
Future Full-Time Tuition and Fees
Tuition and Fees for out-of-state students attending University of Kentucky grew at a typical yearly rate of 6.5% over the past 5 years. In the same time period, tuition grew by 6.6% and fees grew by 4.0%. Due to this, we estimate the cost of tuition and fees this year will total $29,869.
For a two-year degree, we estimate tuition and fees will be $61,679 and for a four year degree to be $131,638. This does not cover additional charges such as room and board, transportation, and books.
The next chart displays estimated future fees and tuition which includes residency based discounts for undergraduate students at UK.
Pay attention to how much college fees and tuition is growing annually. At most schools students will end up spending more money on their final year of college than they did for their first.
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