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University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

According to its mission statement, "The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people’s lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution, the university plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development and human well-being. The University of Kentucky: Facilitates learning, informed by scholarship and research, expands knowledge through research, scholarship and creative activity, serves a global community by disseminating, sharing and applying knowledge. [Source]

Website: http://www.uky.edu/

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21,900
Undergraduate
Enrollment
51%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$12,610
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$31,608
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

16:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
4.3%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

NO

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 7/12/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.