Tuition & Fees

$20,200

$20,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
8%
400-499
71%
300-399
13%
200-299
8%
600-699
12%
500-599
24%
400-499
32%
300-399
24%
200-299
8%
500-599
17%
400-499
46%
300-399
33%
200-299
4%
30-36
3%
24-29
14%
18-23
45%
12-17
32%
6-11
6%
30-36
0
24-29
16%
18-23
30%
12-17
53%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
13%
18-23
56%
12-17
28%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,437
Declined +
Total Received 2,437
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Private (nonprofit)

1,658

undergraduate students

708

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Biology
  3. Communication
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Codes

SAT 1625
ACT 1540

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School Facts

The University of Pikeville, founded in 1889, is a private, church-related, liberal arts university with a medical school and optometry school. Its 25-acre campus is located in Pikeville, in eastern Kentucky.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,366
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  AOA (American Optometric Association)
•  AOsA (American Osteopathic Association)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Pikeville, KY

25-acre campus in Pikeville (population: 7,327), 100 miles from Huntington, WV. Major airport serves Lexington (150 miles); smaller airport serves Huntington; bus and train serve Ashland (85 miles).

University of Pikeville
147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville, KY 41501-1194

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
61%
Bottom 1/2
39%
Bottom 1/4
11%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
8%
400-499
71%
300-399
13%
200-299
8%
600-699
12%
500-599
24%
400-499
32%
300-399
24%
200-299
8%
500-599
17%
400-499
46%
300-399
33%
200-299
4%
30-36
3%
24-29
14%
18-23
45%
12-17
32%
6-11
6%
30-36
0
24-29
16%
18-23
30%
12-17
53%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
13%
18-23
56%
12-17
28%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 15 (priority deadline)
August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,437
Declined +
Total Received 2,437

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

John Yancey
Director of Admissions
P: 866 232-7700
F: 606 218-5255
wewantyou@upike.edu

Cost

Tuition $20,200
Room & board $7,500
Books & supplies $2,500
Total $30,200
Average Financial Aid - $18,612
Total with Avg. Aid $11,588

Financial Aid

86%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$18,612

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,764,991
State $4,541,845
Institutional $8,743,753
Other external $168,881
Total $17,219,470

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Mid-South Conference
Mascot
Bears
School colors
black and orange
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Early Elementary Education
English
Film/Media Arts
History
History/Political Science
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Middle Grades Education
Nursing
Optometry
Osteopathic Medicine
Psychology
R.N. to B.S.N.
Religion
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Teacher As Leader
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Undergraduate

70%

1,658
students

Female
53%
874

Male
47%
784

Graduate

30%

708
students

Female
48%
343

Male
52%
365

undergraduateFull-time

68%

1,129
students

Female
50%
564

Male
50%
565

undergraduatePart-time

32%

529
students

Female
59%
310

Male
41%
219

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

100%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 9

Summer: June 5 (session I) and July 10 (session II)

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
El Salvador
England
Germany
Japan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Diann Whittier
Director of International Student and Scholar Services
606 218-5741
diannwhittier@upike.edu

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