University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky has more than 100 active partnerships with universities worldwide to support research, as well as student and faculty exchange. With 16 different colleges, 55 research centers, and over 4.6 million books in the William T. Young Library, there is something for everyone at UK. Approximately 1,800 international students enjoy modern, on-campus housing and the vibrant culture of Lexington, Kentucky, a city of over 300,000 residents in the southeastern United States.


  • #6 Pharm. D. program (U.S. News & World Report)
  • #4 Public Finance and Budgeting program (U.S. News & World Report)
  • #1 among UK benchmark institutions for creation of start-up companies
  • Top 100 public school by (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Business and Engineering Schools BOTH ranked in the Top 100 (U.S. News & World Report)


  • State-of-the-art student center with many dining options, meeting rooms and study spaces
  • $450 million investment in modern residence halls
  • Three state-of-the-art indoor recreational facilities including aquatic center, climbing wall, basketball courts and more Living in Lexington
  • Known as “the horse capitol of the world,” with a beautiful racetrack (Keeneland) and a thriving horse industry
  • UK has over 500 student clubs and organizations, including the “winningest” Men’s basketball program in history—Go Cats!

Total Enrolment: 30,470
Annual Tuition: $29,050
Scholarships: Three scholarships for international students
Student-Faculty Ratio: 18:1
Popular Programs: Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Biology, Digital Media and Design, Physics, Astronomy, Studio Art, Architecture

University of Kentucky

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