FAST FACTS
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Location:Lexington
Setting:Urban
Population:305,489
Enrollment:28,034
On Campus:25%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/28-12/20
  • Spring 01/15-05/09

Tuition & Payments
PLAN B: EVEN
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:
$5,164

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN B

Campus Diversity
77%Caucasian
7%African American
3%Hispanic
3%Asian American
0%Native American
6%International
4%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog
Outgoing Students

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


The University of Kentucky is in the heart of the Bluegrass region in Lexington, KY, which is known as the Horse Capital of the World. In this thriving community the opportunities are boundless. Lexington features a diverse cityscape. From its vibrant downtown, which supports infill and historic preservation projects, to its famed horse farms. The University is a land-grant instituation that has entered an unprecedented period of growth and high aspiration with the goal of becomming one of the top 20 institutions in higher learning in the country. UK's William T. Young Library is among the world's leading research libraries. Its book endowment is the largest among public universitites and ranks second only to Harvard University among all the nations universities. Currently, UK's 11 colleges, 5 professional schools, and a world class medical center support more than 30,000 students.

Campus Location - The University of Kentucky is located in Lexington, KY, which is in the central portion 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 residence within walking distance. Our students have the opportunity to get involved in various student organizations and clubs to enhance their academic life. UK has a great tradition in athletics that is almost unmatched by other universities. Our campus, in the heart of the bluegrass state, is beautiful, lively, and inviting.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Agriculture: Agricultural Biology, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences, Agronomy, Animal Sciences, Crop Science/Management, Equine Technology, Horse Management, Horticulture, Land Resources, Plant and Soil Systems, Plant Science, Soil Science

Anthropology: Anthropology

Architecture: Architecture, Landscape Architecture/Design

Area Studies: Afro-American Studies, Chinese Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Hispanic Studies, International Studies, Japanese Studies, Russian 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

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology, Botany/Plant Sciences

Business: Accounting, Finance/Banking, Management, Marketing, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry

Consumer and Family Studies: Family Economics and Resource Management, Family Science/Services, Family Studies

Earth Sciences: Atmospheric Sciences, Earth Science, Geology

Economics: Economics

Education: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Home Economics, Junior High/Middle School, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Mathematics, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Technical Education, Technology Education, Vocational Education

Engineering: Agricultural Engineering, Biosystems Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mineral/Mining Engineering

English: English, Linguistics

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 (some courses), Chinese, Chinese (some courses), Classical Languages, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

Forestry: Forestry

General Studies: Classical Studies, Gender Studies, Individualized Degree Program

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Rural Community Development

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Clinical Laboratory Science, Dietetics, Exercise Science, Health Education, Health Promotion, Health Science, Kinesiology

History: History

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: Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Pre-Professional : Law Pre-Professional, Medicine Pre-Professional, Optometry Pre-Professional, Pharmacy Pre-Professional, Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Community Services, Gender Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, Womens Studies



Closed Programs
Communication, Health Sciences, and Nursing.

Limitations
Some upper-level courses have prerequisites that limit enrollment to majors only. Registration is limited in fields such as architecture and engineering. Upper division business courses are very difficult to obtain.

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes
Study Abroad Access: Yes

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan B: 19
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 5/28/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee: $50 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $50 Year Plan B Mandatory
ID Card: $15 Year Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $124 Semester Plan B Optional

Important Notes: The housing deposit is only required for those students seeking to live in on-campus housing.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students do not need to purchase health insurance.

Financial Aid
Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 5/28/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $5,164 (includes meals)
  • Full-year contract required for a full-year exchange
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $600
  • Proximity to campus: very close
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1570 per semester for 5 meals per week.
  • $1300 per semester for 7 meals per week.
  • $2841 per semester for 21 meals per week.
Notes About Meal Plans
There are other meal plans available for packages of 8, 10, and 14 meals per week. The 7 meal per week plan is part of the Housing Contract requirements for students who choose to live on campus.



All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.