About This CampusThe University of Kentucky is located in the heart of the Bluegrass region in Lexington, KY, which is known as the Horse Capital of the World.
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 30,000 students, around 1,600 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
Location InformationThe University of Kentucky is located in Lexington, KY, which is in the central region of the state. The UK campus is within easy walking distance of the city center. Lexington's Blue Grass Airport is a 20 minute drive from campus. There's a free, frequent shuttle bus service within campus, and UK students can use their Wildcat ID card to ride the city's buses for free.
Helpful InformationUK offers a vibrant campus life with many students living on campus. There are also a great number of off campus residences within walking distance. UK 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.