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College Deliberately: University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, culture and character located in the city of Lexington, KY. It is known for Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching and Business/Commerce.

University of Kentucky

place South Limestone, Lexington, KY 40506-0032
phone Phone: (859) 257-9000
web Web: http://www.uky.edu/
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Accreditation

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The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
University of Kentucky Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1915-01-01 2023-12-12
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for University of Kentucky is available for members.
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.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for University of Kentucky. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of University of Kentucky and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of University of Kentucky.
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Student Centeredness

2.5 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:
12% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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Master’s degree
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70
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
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Doctor’s degree – professional practice
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University of Kentucky is in NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 124
Baseball Men’s 44
Swimming and Diving Women’s 38

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

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Tuition for University of Kentucky is in the 38.9 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘University of Kentucky’ 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 University of Kentucky within those restrictions.
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