University of Kentucky (UK)

Men's MCLA Contact: Robert Fisher
10 / 10
22,136 Undergrads / 29,182 Students
5 / 10
$18,958 Net Price
1 / 10
96% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
45% / 66%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The Wildcats travel around to nearby states to play schools like Miami University of Ohio, University of Tennessee, and George Washington University. They have also traveled South to play teams like University of South Carolina and University of Mississippi.

Recruit Commits
Alex Ratinaud Starr's Mill High School Fayetteville, GA Def
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Where Grads Live
  • Lexington Kentucky Area
  • Louisville Kentucky Area
  • Cincinnati Area
  • Greater Nashville Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Columbus Ohio Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Indianapolis Indiana Area
  • Huntington West Virginia Area
  • Clarksville Tennessee Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
Where Grads Work
  • Lexmark International Inc.
  • Humana
  • Fayette County Public Schools (KY)
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • IBM
  • University of Louisville
  • Kroger
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • US Army
  • GE
  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • Toyota
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Procter & Gamble
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare Services
  • Research
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Media and Communication
  • Community and Social Services
  • Program and Project Management
  • Support
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
500 - 620
530 - 670
1070 - 1310
22 - 32
22 - 28
22 - 29

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 480 - 610 for SAT; 7 - 8 for ACT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 18,759 7,648 11,111
% Admitted 96% 95% 96%
% Admits That Enroll 30% 31% 29%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.69 (weighted)
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (19%)
    Engineering (10%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (10%)
    Education (8%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (5%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (5%)
    Communication & Journalism (5%)
    Agriculture (5%)
    Psychology, General (5%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (5%)
    Social Sciences (4%)
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric (4%)
    Mechanical Engineering (3%)
    Business/Commerce, General (3%)
    Finance, General (3%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$12,360 $26,334
    Books & Supplies$1,000 $1,000
    Cost of Living$13,210 $13,210
    Personal Expenses$4,358 $4,358
    Sticker Price$30,928 $42,778

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    94% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship92%$11,507
    Federal Grants25%$4,719
    Pell Grants25%$4,643
    Other Federal3%$560
    State & Local Grants60%$2,554
    Institutional Grants77%$10,178
    Student Loans46%$8,787
    Federal Loans44%$5,328
    Other Loans9%$18,038

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $1.33 Billion $45,731

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $15,000 $245

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 5.4%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 8,395 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $45,100

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.51 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 45% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter 1 -
    Rape 16 16
    Fondling 7 6
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 2 1
    Aggravated Assault 3 3
    Burglary 25 18
    Motor Vehicle Theft 22 13
    Arson 2 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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