Kentucky State University (KSU)

Frankfort, KY

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KSU Housing

  • On-Campus Housing Available
  • Freshmen Students Required to Live on Campus
  • Meal Service
  • Co-ed Dorms
  • Women's Dorms
  • Men's Dorms
Room & Board Expenses $6,580
Living On-Campus 35%
Living Off-Campus 65%

KSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall College Life Rating:

Rated 3.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Kentucky State University 4 stars in College Life.

Student Ratings

Alumnus - Grad Year 2006

College Life Rating

Social atmosphere was okay. Nothing outside of campus. Safey was good, athletics was not...weekend activities did not exist. I always told my friends and family that if KSU was in a bigger city, the sky would be the limit for this historically black university.

College Life Rating


KSU Campus Safety

Emergency Hotline
(502) 597-6878
Medical Center Emergency Department
(502) 597-6878
Campus Police
Collins St.,Frankfort, KY 40601

KSU Athletics

Quick Facts
Team Mascot: Thorobreds/Thorobrettes
School Song: Kentucky State University Alma Mater
School Colors: green and gold
Official Athletics Site:
Athletic Facilities golf course, gymnasium, outdoor track; basketball, tennis, and volleyball courts; football field and practice fields, baseball and softball fields
Athletic Conferences: NAA, NCAA
Football: Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf
Basketball: Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf
Baseball: Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf
Track: Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf

Athletics Department at Kentucky State University

Athletic Director Name
Denisha Hendricks
Athletic Department Email

KSU Student Organizations

Greek Organizations
Number of Fraternities: 6
Number of Sororities: 5
Percentage of Men in Fraternities: 4%
Percentage of Women in Sororities: 6%
Military Programs
ROTC Air Force

Other Organizations

  • Academic Clubs
  • Business
  • Music Organizations (Band, Choir, etc.)
  • Political Activism
  • Theatre/Drama
  • Religious Organizations
  • Minority Organizations
  • International Organizations
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook

KSU Student Services

Computer & Technological Services

  • Internet Access
  • Computers in Residence Halls
  • Computers in Libraries
  • Computer Labs
  • Computers in Student Center
  • Email Account Provided by School

Career & Employment Services

  • Career Counseling
  • Co-op Education Placement
  • Internship Placement
  • Career / Job Search Classes
  • On-Campus Job Interviews
  • Resume Assistance
  • Alumni Network
  • Interview Training

Counseling Services

  • Older Student Counseling
  • Academic Counseling

Physically Handicapped Services

  • Note-Taking Service
  • Recording Devices
  • Tutors
  • Reader Services
  • Interpreters for Hearing-Impaired
  • Special Housing
  • Adaptive Equipment

Other Services at Kentucky State University

School Store / Bookstore

  • Health Services
  • Library on Campus
  • Non-Remedial Tutoring
  • Placement Services
  • Health Insurance

Famous Alumni

  • Dr. Henry E. Cheaney, educator, nationally-recognized expert on the history of African Americans in Kentucky
  • Ersa H. Poston, U.S. Civil Service Commission member, first black man to hold a presidential cabinet position
  • Whitney M. Young, Jr., former executive director, National Urban League.

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