University of Kentucky

public university Estd 1865
Lexington, Kentucky, USA
University of Kentucky

Established in 1865, the University of Kentucky is an open co-educational university which is associated with the Southeastern Universities Research Association. Earlier, it was known as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky. It gained the status of a university in 1916. Also, the university is known to be among the largest universities in the state. It started offering the master’s degree in 1876 and in 1885, the university developed an Agriculture Experiment Station which conducted research based on the agricultural business, nutrition, food processing, environment, soil resources and water. It was the first research centre in the United States. In the same year, it opened the College of Home Economics and in 1925, the College of Commerce was built.

The campus covers an area of about 784 acres of land. It features 23 residence halls along with seven dining facilities. It houses over 200 student-run organisations. Few of the main buildings like the Patterson Office Tower, Chandler Hospital, the Administrative Block, Student Centre and Alumni Gym are located within the campus. Moreover, the campus has nine notable libraries, namely Design Library, Education Library, Law Library, Agricultural Information Centre, Fine Arts Library, Science & Engineering Library, Medical Centre Library, William T Young Library and Special Collections Research Centre. In addition, students are provided with all the facilities required at the residences. They experience a peaceful learning environment. The residence halls are well-maintained by the management. Many cafes and restaurants are nearby the campus. It is also close to departmental stores, ATMs, stationery shops and chemist shops. Public transport is easily accessible from the university.

As per a survey in 2015-16, the total strength of the university is 30,720 students, approximately. The university offers an undergraduate degree program and postgraduate degree program. The academic curriculum of the university consists of a wide variety of subjects that are categorised into colleges, namely the College of Communication & Information, College of Dentistry, the College of Design, College of Engineering, College of Business & Economics, College of Health Sciences, the College of Public Health, College of Law and the College of Agriculture, Food, & Environment. Students get a great opportunity to make a choice among the courses according to their areas of interest. The university has alist of notable alumni that includes Thomas Hunt Morgan (Nobel Prize in Physiology), Mitch McConnell (Present Senate Majority Leader, United States), Ashley Judd (Famous Actress), William Lipscomb (Nobel Prize in Chemistry), Ted Strickland (Former Governor of Ohio) and Paul Chellgren (CEO of Ashland Inc).

Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 22.1 Lakh

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One Year MBA
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 28.1 Lakh

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B.S. Computer Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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Masters in Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 310, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 22.1 Lakh

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B.S. in Psychology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 301, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 22.1 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. in Communication
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. Computer Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. Electrical Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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Bachelor of Business Administration - Management
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. in Mathematical Economics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. in Chemical Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. in Materials Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. in Biosystems Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. Mining Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. Civil Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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Scholars in Engineering and Management (SEAM)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : 1240, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. in Biology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 22.5 Lakh

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Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. in Neuroscience
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Business Economics (BSBE)
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. in Chemistry
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. in Physics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. in Mathematics
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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B.S. in Digital Media and Design
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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Master of Science in Finance
  • Duration - 9 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 550, GRE : 300
  • Fees - INR 26.7 Lakh

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Bachelor of Arts in Architecture
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 21.3 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS - 3 CoursesGRE - 301-310
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79-80
BE/Btech - 12 CoursesSAT - 1240 & Above
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
BBA - 7 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
MIM - 1 CourseGRE - 300 & Above
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
BSc - 6 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - Accepted
GRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
Other Courses - 1 CourseIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
SAT - 1010 & Above

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Needed for few courses
LOR - Needed for few courses
Essays - Not required
CV - Needed for few courses
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 60 - 75
Type of deadlineDepends on course
Intake Season & DeadlinesFall - 15ᵗʰ Mar 2020 - 30ᵗʰ Apr 2021
Spring - 15ᵗʰ Aug 2020
Summer - 15ᵗʰ Jan 2021

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MS - 3 Courses18 - 24 MonthsINR 22.1L
USD 30,224
BE/Btech - 12 Courses4 YearsINR 21.3L
USD 29,050
BBA - 7 Courses4 YearsINR 21.3L - 22.5L
USD 29,050 - 30,680
MIM - 1 Course0.7 YearINR 26.7L
USD 36,390
BSc - 6 Courses4 YearsINR 21.3L
USD 29,050
MBA - 1 Course12 MonthsINR 28.1L
USD 38,426
Other Courses - 1 Course4 YearsINR 21.3L
USD 29,050

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