You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $5,678
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
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UK is the flagship university of the state of Kentucky, a leading research institution, and one of only seven universities in the country to offer the full range of academic programs on one, centrally located campus – Agriculture, Architecture, Business, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy.
UK enrolls 29,000 students, around 1,800 of them international students from almost 120 different countries.
UK's William T. Young Library is among the world's leading research libraries. Its book endowment is the largest among public universities and ranks second only to Harvard University among all the nations universities.
UK is an active research institution committed to becoming a world-class research-intensive institution, and as such is the ideal location for exchange students looking for research opportunities.
Campus Location - The University of Kentucky is located in Lexington, KY, which is in the central region of the state. UK is close to many major destinations and attractions.
Helpful Information - We have a vibrant campus life with many students living on campus. We also have a great number of off campus residences within walking distance. Our students have the opportunity to get involved in many different student organizations and clubs to enhance their academic life. UK has a great tradition in athletics that is almost unmatched by other universities.
Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Law,Architecture, and Nursing.Courses in College of Education with EDC, EDL or EDS prefix.Limitations
Some upper-level courses have prerequisites that limit enrollment to majors only. Registration is limited in fields such as engineering. Upper division Economics and Accounting courses are very difficult to obtain.Notable Academic Programs
Agriculture: Agricultural Biology, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences, Agriculture Biology, Agronomy, Animal Sciences, Crop Science/Management, Equine Science, Equine Technology, Horse Management, Horticulture, Land Resources, Plant and Soil Systems, Plant Science, Soil Science
Anthropology: Anthropology, Ethnic Studies
Architecture: Interior Architecture, Landscape Architecture/Design
Area Studies: African Studies, Afro-American Studies, Asian American Studies, Asian/Oriental Studies, Canadian Studies, Caribbean Studies, Chinese Studies, European Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Hispanic Studies, International Studies, Japanese Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Near Eastern Studies, Russian Studies, Scandinavian Studies, Slavic Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Arts Administration, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Digital Arts, Drawing, Fiber-Fabric, Interior Design, Media Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater Art
Athletics: Exercise Science, Health and Fitness Teaching, Physical Education
Biological Sciences: Bioinformatics, Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology, Botany/Plant Sciences, Entomology, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Physiology, Zoology
Business: Accounting, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, International Business, Labor Studies, Logistics, Management, Marketing, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising, Organizational Studies
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry
Communications: Communication, Journalism
Computer Science: Computer Network Security
Consumer and Family Studies: Family Economics and Resource Management, Family Science/Services, Family Studies
Earth Sciences: Atmospheric Sciences, Earth Science, Geology
Engineering: Agricultural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biosystems Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mineral/Mining Engineering, Survey Engineering, Transportation Engineering
English: English, Linguistics, Literature, Professional Writing, Rhetoric, Technical Writing
Environmental Studies: Conservation, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, Sustainability Studies
Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Merchandising, Textiles and Clothing
Food Science: Food Science, Nutrition
Foreign Language: Arabic, Chinese, Classical Languages, French, German, Hebrew, Interpretation/Translation, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian, Spanish
General Studies: Arts and Science, Classical Studies, Gender Studies, Humanities, Individualized Degree Program
Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Rural Community Development
Health and Safety Sciences: Health Promotion, Kinesiology
Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Hotel/Restaurant Management, Tourism and Travel, Tourism Management
Information Studies: Computer Science
Interdisciplinary Studies: New Media
International Studies: International Studies
Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Mathematical Economics, Mathematics, Statistics
Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC, Military Sciences
Performing Arts: Dance, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Performance, Theater Arts/Drama
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy
Physics: Astrophysics, Physics
Political Science: Political Science
Pre-Professional : Law Pre-Professional, Medicine Pre-Professional, Pharmacy Pre-Professional, Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional
Sociology/Social Work: Community Services, Gender Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, Womens Studies
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders
Figures are current as of 5/24/2017.
Important Notes: The housing deposit is only required for those students seeking to live in on-campus housing. There is a $50 application fee for on-campus housing.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
UK offers a wide range of on-campus housing options at a range of prices. See http://www.uky.edu/housing/undergraduate/applying-for-housing/rates17-18 All on-campus housing requires enrollment in minimum 7 meals per week plan.
Meal Plans Per Semester
There are other meal plans available for packages of meals per week. Students living on-campus are automatically enrolled in minimum 7 meals per week plan and can upgrade their meal plan after on campus housing is confirmed.