University of Kentucky (UK)

Lexington, KY

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University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline February 15
SAT / ACT Scores Due February 15

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 6,520 8,633 15,153
Accepted 4,444 5,918 10,362
Acceptance Rate 68% 69% 68%
Enrolled 1,945 2,194 4,139

UK Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.46 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(17% of Students Admitted to University of Kentucky Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 490 to 610
  • Math 500 to 630
  • Writing 470 to 600
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 610 630 600
Bottom 25th Percentile 490 500 470

ACT Scores

(93% of Students Admitted to University of Kentucky Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 22 to 29
  • Math 22 to 27
  • Composite 23 to 28
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 29 27 28
Bottom 25th Percentile 22 22 23

University of Kentucky Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($50)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Considered
Essay     Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Considered
Competencies   Important
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 5 3
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 2
Math 3 4
Science 3 4
Social Studies 3 3
Other 2 2
Electives 1 1

University of Kentucky Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 21,861 (95%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 1,140 (4%)

University of Kentucky Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($50)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 24)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important

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