University of Kentucky

Location
Lexington, KY
Student Size
29,986
College Type
Public University|Research
Accceptance Rate
96%
Average Cost Per Year
$19,831
Student To Faculty Ratio
16:1

About Our College

The University of Kentucky (UK, UKY, or U of K) is a public land-grant research university in Lexington, Kentucky. Founded in 1865 by John Bryan Bowman as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky,[8] the university is one of the state's two land-grant universities (the other being Kentucky State University) and the institution with the highest enrollment in the state, with 30,545 students as of fall 2019.[3]

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