Kentucky State University

Frankfort, KY

Kentucky State University

Frankfort, KY

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Tuition & Fees

$8,800

$12,650

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
530
25th
430
75th
520
25th
430
75th
20
25th
14
75th
19
25th
15
75th
20
25th
15
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,836
Declined 541
Total Received 3,377
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Public

2,848

undergraduate students

196

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Kentucky State University, founded in 1886, is a public university of liberal studies. Its 915-acre campus is located in Frankfort, 25 miles west of Lexington and 53 miles east of Louisville. The university is an 1890 Land Grant and Historically Black College/University (HBCU).

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,044
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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916-acre campus in Frankfort (population: 27,621), 27 miles west of Lexington and 50 miles from Louisville. Air and bus serve Lexington and Louisville; train serves Cincinnati (65 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Kentucky State University
400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY
40601

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
18%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
530
25th
430
75th
520
25th
430
75th
20
25th
14
75th
19
25th
15
75th
20
25th
15

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Not used SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,836
Declined 541
Total Received 3,377

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

63%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,925

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,700
Room $3,340
Board $3,340
Additional fees $1,100
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $16,780
Average Financial Aid - $8,925
Total with Avg. Aid $7,855

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,213,074
State $1,013,252
Institutional $2,421,501
Other external $305,187
Total $8,953,014

Non-need-based

Federal $6,195
State $83,746
Institutional $660,686
Other external $112,326
Total $862,953
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Financial Aid Office


P: 502 597-5960
F: 502 597-5950

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Softball
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

cheerleading

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African Studies.
Aquaculture.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Forensic Psychology.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Information Technology.
Journalism, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Liberal Arts
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,044

total students

38%

in-state

62%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

2,848
students

Female
58%
1,660

Male
42%
1,188

6%

196
students

Female
54%
106

Male
46%
90

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

46%

1,319
students

Female
55%
721

Male
45%
598

54%

1,529
students

Female
61%
939

Male
39%
590

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
41%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
9%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
43%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 3
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Ghana
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants
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