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University of Pikeville

Pikeville, KY

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.

University of Pikeville

Pikeville, KY

Tuition & Fees

$22,050

$22,050

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
34%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
600-699
16%
500-599
45%
400-499
34%
300-399
5%
500-599
17%
400-499
46%
300-399
33%
200-299
4%
30-36
5%
24-29
20%
18-23
44%
12-17
26%
6-11
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
26%
18-23
34%
12-17
39%
30-36
2%
24-29
24%
18-23
51%
12-17
23%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,925
Declined +
Total Received 1,925
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Private (nonprofit)

1,404

undergraduate students

858

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Biology
  3. Criminal Justice
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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 2,262
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)

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Pikeville, KY

25-acre campus in Pikeville (population: 6,685), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
70%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/4
14%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
34%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
600-699
16%
500-599
45%
400-499
34%
300-399
5%
500-599
17%
400-499
46%
300-399
33%
200-299
4%
30-36
5%
24-29
20%
18-23
44%
12-17
26%
6-11
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
26%
18-23
34%
12-17
39%
30-36
2%
24-29
24%
18-23
51%
12-17
23%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
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 1,925
Declined +
Total Received 1,925

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

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,417

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $21,900
Room & board $8,050
Additional fees $150
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $32,100
Average Financial Aid - $22,417
Total with Avg. Aid $9,683

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,922,443
State $4,039,610
Institutional $8,055,036
Other external $337,880
Total $16,354,969

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 606 218-5254

Financial Aid Officer

Jennifer Bates
Director of Student Financial Services
jenniferbates@upike.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, football, softball

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Athletic Directors

Kelly Wells (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Biology
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology

2,262

total students

79%

in-state

21%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

62%

1,404
students

Female
51%
713

Male
49%
691

38%

858
students

Female
53%
455

Male
47%
403

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

1,075
students

Female
50%
529

Male
50%
546

24%

329
students

Female
56%
184

Male
44%
145

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

100%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Colombia
Ecuador
El Salvador
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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