College Deliberately: Kentucky State University

Kentucky State University is a small, public, four-year University that emphasizes career, character and citizenship located in the town of Frankfort, KY. It is known for Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Criminal Justice/Police Science and Business/Commerce.

Kentucky State University

place 400 East Main Street, Frankfort, KY 40601-2355
phone Phone: (502) 597-6000
web Web: http://www.kysu.edu/
  • Kentucky State University is also known as:
    Kentucky State University, KY State


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Kentucky State University Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1939-01-01 2029-12-10
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Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Student Centeredness

4.8 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Associate degree
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Kentucky State University is in NCAA Division II with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 106
Baseball Men’s 32
Track and Field Outdoor Men’s 24

The complete list of sports at Kentucky State University is available for members.

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Tuition for Kentucky State University is in the 14.5 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as inexpensive.
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We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how Kentucky State University is discussed on reddit and twitter.
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An approximation of whether tweets talking about Kentucky State University are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Kentucky State University’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Kentucky State University within those restrictions.
An approximation of whether tweets from the area around Kentucky State University are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets from an area 2mi around Kentucky State University. Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment for tweets from around Kentucky State University within those restrictions. The chart will update as we get access to twitter’s full API.
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