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University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky



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The World Ranking: 351

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The University of Kentucky offers students over 200 courses taught by experienced faculty members in an outstanding learning environment.

  • Celebrating 150 years of academic excellence in 2015
  • 16 colleges offering a wide variety of programmes
  • Over 30,000 students from around the world study here
  • Kentucky is home to the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

About University of Kentucky

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The University of Kentucky (UK) is leading through innovation with its dynamic campus, 200+ majors, and 70 nationally ranked academic programs, 25 of which are ranked in the top 20.
The University of Kentucky has some 500 clubs and organizations to participate in, and a 900-acre campus that offers nationally recognized degrees in everything from Agriculture to Theatre. In fact, the University of Kentucky is one of only seven universities in the country to offer the full range of academic programs on one, centrally located campus – Agriculture, Architecture, Business, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy.
Nearly 30,000 students attend UK, including more than 2,000 international students from over 120 countries. With a student to faculty ratio of 18:1, the University of Kentucky has over 2,000 faculty-members dedicated to providing students with the best preparation for careers in teaching, research and service.
The University of Kentucky is located in Lexington, the second largest city in Kentucky. It is also, according to and, one of the best cities for careers and education. In fact, Lexington ranks as the tenth most educated city in the U.S. Lexington is also located near several urban centers (Louisville, Chicago, Nashville, Cincinnati, Indianapolis), and has an airport, making the entire US accessible.
As a multidisciplinary university with students coming from all around the world, it is an excellent place to network, and to be in touch with different cultures.

Outstanding Academics
Students at UK have ample opportunities to explore their academic interests. More than 200 majors are offered, covering areas from accounting to nursing to psychology to engineering, providing students a diverse array of outstanding programs to choose from. Click here to view a complete list of programs.

Outstanding Opportunities both large and small
While the University of Kentucky is a large university in terms of numbers and opportunities, the average class size is 25, and the student-faculty ratio is 18:1; with the Honors Program limiting its seminar-style classes to just 16 students. At the University of Kentucky, students can get to know their professors and receive personal attention, while taking advantage of all the opportunities this large university has to offer. It's truly the best of both worlds!

Outstanding Students
As a University of Kentucky student, you can expect to be in an exceptional crowd. UK students have been named Fulbright Scholars, Truman Scholars, Marshall Scholars and have earned many other titles of academic distinction. 

Outstanding Support

The University of Kentucky is a large public research institution with great academic opportunities, but the campus still retains its sense of community. The International Center helps students succeed every step of the way. International students receive individualized support with immigration issues, as well as specialized orientation sessions and other customized services.

Outstanding Value
If you compare the annual cost of attending the University of Kentucky to the quality of the education offered and the vast array of opportunities available, it is truly a great value for money. In fact, the University of Kentucky was ranked 17th in the Consumers Digest list of Best Value for Public Colleges and Universities.

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Here's what Indian students are saying about their experience at University of Kentucky.

What Indian students say

When asked, 100% of reviewers recommend University of Kentucky

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Itssundu, India 5

MS at Kentucky

I completed my MS at the University of Kentucky in 2005. It is a very good university especially in terms of international student support. I would definitely recommend the university to any Indian student intending to s read full review
Anjan, India 4


The universities in the US have very good research facilities and are a haven for students wanting to go in for higher studies. I completed my PhD in the year 2001 at the University of Kentucky, USA. I would recommend th read full review
Sandeep, India 5

Kentucky for Lean production

I completed my Masters in Manufacturing Engg. with a specialisation in Lean production at The University Of Kentucky. I was basically looking for a university where I could pursue Lean production which was my area of int read full review
Senthil, India 4

MS in Computers and Information Science

My final UG project was in Networking at IBM corporation. This kindled my interest in Networking and I wanted to specialize in it. The research facilities at Kentucky was top class and I choose to do my Masters there.

Malhar, India 4


Having completed my MBBS, from SP University I went on to do my Masters at Kentucky. It was a very good program and I enjoyed it immensely.

Raghuveer, India 4

MS in EE

I was interested in DSP specialization with research in both hardware n software aspects. Of the 5 univs I applied to, I got admit frm 4 of them but UKY was the only one to offer trainin in both hardware n sotware aspect read full review
Vijay, India 4

Software Engineering

Going to the University of Kentucky or UK as we all call it here was one of the best decisions in my life. It was a truly memorable experience both in terms of the education and life in general.

Harish, India 4


Opting to do my Masters program at the University of Kentucky was one of the best decisions I'd taken. I had other admits from the Uni of Dayton, Wichita, Wayne and Tulsa. I had set my sights on Kentucky bcos of the good read full review
Kishore, India 4

MS in Biomedical Engineering

Hello Guys ! I completed my Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Kentucky. My experience abroad has been good and I would recommend my university and department to other Indian students. All the read full review
Nutritionpro, India 4

Coordinated Program in Dietetics.

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