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University of Kentucky Review

Lexington, KY, South Limestone
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Facilities A
Activities and Groups A
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University of Kentucky is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 29,727 students and offering 299 degrees in Lexington, KY.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Kentucky.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
1,200 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
184
31
Commerce
195
189
11
Business/managerial Economics
66
Consumer Merchandising/retailing Management
5
Economics
71
11
3
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences
54
Finance
173
International Business
0
0
Management Science
4
Marketing/marketing Management
203
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Healthcare
1,165 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
7
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
43
31
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
25
0
0
Dental Clinical Sciences
6
Dentistry
52
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
61
10
Gerontology
7
2
Health Communication
3
Health/health Care Administration/management
6
21
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
9
1
Health Services Administration
2
Human Nutrition
46
International Public Health/international Health
2
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
34
5
Maternal and Child Health
3
Medicine
107
Molecular Pharmacology
2
Nursing Practice
27
Nursing Science
5
Nutrition Sciences
12
7
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
2
11
Pharmacy
128
Physical Therapy/therapist
62
Physician Assistant
0
60
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
0
Public Health
3
Public Health
46
9
Radiation Protection/health Physics Technician
4
Registered Nurse
211
0
20
Rehabilitation Science
5
Toxicology
2
3
Veterinary Sciences/veterinary Clinical Sciences
1
7
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
54
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Education and Liberal Arts
1,088 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
5
6
Art Teacher Education
5
2
Chinese Language and Literature
5
Curriculum and Instruction
6
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
8
3
Education/teaching of Individuals Who Are Developmentally Delayed
0
Educational Administration and Supervision
2
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
2
Educational Evaluation and Research
17
Educational/instructional Technology
3
5
Educational Leadership and Administration
11
8
2
Elementary Education and Teaching
116
0
English Language and Literature
92
4
6
Foreign Languages and Literatures
8
French Language and Literature
9
4
German Language and Literature
8
2
Health Teacher Education
20
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
16
International and Comparative Education
4
Japanese Language and Literature
8
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
10
0
Music Teacher Education
22
5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
241
Rhetoric and Composition
1
Russian Language and Literature
4
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
4
Secondary Education and Teaching
52
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
2
Social Studies Teacher Education
29
Spanish Language and Literature
49
6
3
Special Education and Teaching
27
3
0
1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
174
11
11
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
11
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
10
7
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
5
0
Technical Teacher Education
13
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Human and Social Sciences
1,031 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
28
2
2
Behavioral Sciences
0
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
7
7
Clinical Psychology
4
7
Cognitive Science
0
Counseling Psychology
15
9
Educational Psychology
7
3
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
5
Experimental Psychology
6
3
Family Systems
3
Historic Preservation and Conservation
1
1
History
65
10
3
Human Development and Family Studies
3
8
International/global Studies
62
3
International Relations and Affairs
32
Latin American Studies
5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
0
Library and Information Science
78
Linguistics
8
2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
9
Philosophy
21
2
2
Political Science
110
6
4
Psychology
199
Public Administration
27
2
School Psychology
10
6
Social Work
66
124
6
1
Sociology
26
4
5
7
Women's Studies
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Engineering
657 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architecture
54
10
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
8
8
Chemical Engineering
78
3
7
Civil Engineering
82
20
5
Computer Engineering
30
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
53
20
10
Environmental Studies
3
Industrial Engineering
9
Landscape Architecture
16
Manufacturing Engineering
1
0
Materials Engineering
14
2
5
Mechanical Engineering
122
11
7
Mining and Mineral Engineering
40
3
3
Natural Resources/conservation
29
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
560 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anatomy
4
1
Biochemistry
8
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
19
3
Biology
209
4
4
Biotechnology
42
5
Chemistry
41
5
6
Chemistry
0
Computational Mathematics
2
Entomology
4
2
Financial Mathematics
27
Geography
13
1
5
Geology/earth Science
12
9
0
Informatics
0
Mathematics
45
19
10
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
0
Physics
9
8
10
Physiology
4
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences
1
Plant Molecular Biology
1
Plant Pathology/phytopathology
1
2
Plant Physiology
4
Statistics
11
5
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Agriculture
353 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Economics
80
9
2
Agricultural Engineering
27
11
0
Agricultural Public Services
53
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
10
Agronomy and Crop Science
9
1
3
Animal Sciences
35
11
1
Food Science
6
Forest Sciences and Biology
16
6
Horse Husbandry/equine Science and Management
63
Plant Sciences
9
1
Soil Science and Agronomy
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Communication and Media
227 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
43
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
151
Radio and Television
33
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Art and Design
151 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Acting
0
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management
21
Design and Applied Arts
0
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
18
1
Fine Arts
29
1
Interior Design
18
2
Music
7
Music History, Literature, and Theory
11
0
4
5
Music Performance
18
11
Music Theory and Composition
0
Music Therapy/therapist
5
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Legal and Law
128 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management
0
Law
128
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Computer Technology
86 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
69
7
10
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Trades and Careers
37 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles
37
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
13
Hospitality
26 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Management
25
Hotel/motel Administration/management
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at University of Kentucky.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Library and Information Science
Manufacturing Engineering
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (College of Agriculture)
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (University of Kentucky Hospital-Nutrition Services)
Didactic Program in Dietetics
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (College of Dentistry - General Practice)
Predoctoral (College of Dentistry)
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) (College of Dentistry)
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics (College of Dentistry)
Pediatric Dentistry (College of Dentistry)
Periodontics (College of Dentistry)
American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences) American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission (SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs (University of Kentucky Hospital)
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels Council on Education for Public Health Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 15 Reviews
Alumni
Master of Public Health, Class of 2013

career development center, alum club

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 1973

The one I graduated from - I have no idea what they do now

Rated January 2016
Alumni
ENGLISH, Class of 1981

It's been a long time and back in the late 70s jobs were plentiful and "liberal arts" were big. Don't recall anything much in the way of this line of thing but I'm sure there's a lot more now.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Accounting, Class of 1980

There is a whole placement department that you can use while in school and once you graduate.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Social Work, Class of 1993

Difficult course work in philosophy and economics.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters of political science , Class of 2015

None that were taken seriously- they had a career center that was underutilized and some job fairs, but not frequently. They didn't prepare me personally for the real world. The business school or teaching school or engineering colleges may have been better, but arts and sciences doesn't prepare students for what is needed in the workplacd

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Class of 1985

I don't remember outside of using the interview process of companies that came onto campus recruiting.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Enginnering, Class of 1980

I don't remember they have new programs now

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary education, Class of 1981

On site placements in elementary schools

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 15 Reviews
Alumni
B.A. Spanish, Class of 1973

I graduated may years ago and can not comment on this aspect.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
ENGLISH, Class of 1981

It's a big school, very sports-oriented and with a big Greek (sorority/fraternity) presence but is big enough that "geeks, nerds and brains" can find a niche as well. It's also located in one of the most wonderful "small cities" in the world - Lexington, KY - a little slice of paradise on Earth!

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Accounting, Class of 1980

Typical college. Mainly the full focus was the school. A lot of students lived either on campus or very near.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Social Work, Class of 1993

I was a non traditional student and didn't spend time on campus after classes

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters of political science , Class of 2015

Very typical southern school- fraternity/sorority oriented. A lot of focus on men's basketball, and a lot of partying. I taught as a grad student, and the students were nice, but had trouble with the scientific method and writing. They were mostly respectful of other viewpoints, and tolerant, but there was a large aspect of homogenization and party-focused undergraduates

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Class of 1985

Large University/ comraderie was withing the departments

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Enginnering, Class of 1980

We had diversity I did not live on campus

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 15 Reviews
Alumni
Education and journalism , Class of 1998

Updated regularly, excellent food and rooms

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 1982

don't know - lived off-campus

Rated January 2016
Alumni
ENGLISH, Class of 1981

They have been modernized a lot in recent years and are pretty good overall; some of the dorms are still pretty crummy. Dining halls are great (have been back there just recently for alumni functions, that's how I know!)

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Accounting, Class of 1980

Good. But improving. Lot's of construction.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters of political science , Class of 2015

Some are really nice- a really great medical school center, great library, renovated dorms always happening, big renovations for the classrooms and dining halls happened a lot

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Class of 1985

computer labs, dorms, classrooms, dining halls, science labs, state repository library, massive research facilities, typical large university

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Enginnering, Class of 1980

They are now upgrading all of the above. There were no PC's when I went to school

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary education, Class of 1981

Excellent. Many are brand new buildings. Many dining halls are scattered throughout campus with numerous dining options. New firms have study areas outside the four bedrooms as a common area with needed technology outlets/wifi.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 15 Reviews
Alumni
ENGLISH, Class of 1981

There is really a lot going on here - of course sports, especially basketball, dominates the scene but there is a lot of diversity beyond that for people with all sorts of interests.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters of political science , Class of 2015

I honestly don't remember- I was a grad student and realy involved in the grad school

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Class of 1985

???, my group was set on studying and graduating!

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary education, Class of 1981

Basketball team Greek life UK band Numerous clubs

Rated January 2016
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