University of Kentucky

Women's WCLA Contact: Nicole Crace
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22,425 Undergrads / 29,465 Students
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$19,361 Net Price
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96% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
40% / 65%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Recruit Commits
Stephanie Miller Novi MI Def
Erin Murphy Ballard KY Att
Colleen Bailey Ballard KY Mid
Maddie Gitschier Assumption KY Mid
Michelle Tavara Edison Alexandria, VA Att
Nicole Crace Mount Notre Dame Cincinnati, OH Def
Audrey Spencer Mason Mason, OH Def
Allison Hartness Granville Granville, OH Goal
Savannah Lee Loveland Loveland, OH Mid
Taryn Pavain Sylvania Northview Toledo, OH Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
South Limestone, Lexington, KY, 40506, Lexington, KY, 40506 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Lexington Kentucky Area
  • Louisville Kentucky Area
  • Cincinnati Area
  • Greater Nashville Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Columbus Ohio Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Indianapolis Indiana Area
  • Huntington West Virginia Area
  • Clarksville Tennessee Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
Where Grads Work
  • Lexmark International Inc.
  • Humana
  • Fayette County Public Schools (KY)
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • IBM
  • University of Louisville
  • Kroger
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • US Army
  • GE
  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • Toyota
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Procter & Gamble
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare Services
  • Research
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Media and Communication
  • Community and Social Services
  • Program and Project Management
  • Support
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
500 - 620
530 - 670
1070 - 1310
22 - 30
21 - 28
22 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 480 - 610 for SAT; 7 - 8 for ACT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 18,925 7,589 11,336
% Admitted 96% 94% 97%
% Admits That Enroll 27% 29% 25%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.69 (weighted)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (17%)
    Engineering (11%)
    Communication & Journalism (10%)
    Education (10%)
    Health Professions (10%)
    Agriculture (6%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (5%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (5%)
    Social Sciences (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (3%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    History (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (1%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (1%)
    Architecture (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
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    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$11,942 $26,334
    Books & Supplies$1,000 $1,000
    Cost of Living$12,858 $12,858
    Personal Expenses$3,730 $3,730
    Sticker Price$29,530 $42,778

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    94% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship91%$9,387
    Federal Grants24%$4,497
    Pell Grants24%$4,428
    Other Federal3%$577
    State & Local Grants60%$2,452
    Institutional Grants69%$8,659
    Student Loans50%$8,359
    Federal Loans49%$5,728
    Other Loans8%$16,459

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $1.27 Billion $43,048

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $15,000 $245

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 4.7%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 8,395 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $45,100

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.51 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 40% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter 1 -
    Rape 15 13
    Fondling 6 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 2 -
    Aggravated Assault 3 -
    Burglary 23 6
    Motor Vehicle Theft 27 -
    Arson 1 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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