Yellow Ribbon Program School
Servicemembers Opportunity College
University of Kentucky


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General Information859-257-9000
TypePublic, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedLess than one year certificate, Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Doctor's degree - research/scholarship, Master's degree, Doctor's degree - professional practice, Post-master's certificate
Campus SettingCity, Large
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 27,226 (20,099 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio18 to 1

Mission Statement

The University of Kentucky is a public- land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education- research and creative work- service- and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution- the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity- inclusion- economic development- and human well-being.

Special message to Veterans:

We appreciate all you have done for our country and want to welcome you home to the University of Kentucky.  We invite you to visit us online or in person to see for yourself what a difference caring makes.

Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 5,564488
Instructional 1,691444
Research and Public Service 3,87344
Total Graduate Assistants -1,981
Instructional -1,070
Research and Public Service -911