UK Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 11.0% of the student population at UK. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit UK Disability Services.
UK for the Military
While not a "service academy", UK does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit UK Veteran Services . For more information, check out our UK for Veterans Guide.
UK offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, UK does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at University of Kentucky
UK offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at University of Kentucky
UK has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 22,136 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 20,484 (92.5%). Part-time attendance was 1,652 (7.5%).
University of Kentucky is Ranked #580 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, UK receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank UK #580 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
University of Kentucky Competes in the NCAA
UK has a total of 562 student athletes, 347 men and 215 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$85,632,716|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$85,149,082|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to University of Kentucky Athletics