Kentucky State University

country rank  812
world rank  2595

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University Overview

Established in 1886, Kentucky State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Frankfort (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Kentucky. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Kentucky State University (KSU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kentucky State University (KSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 132 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym KSU
Founded 1886
Motto Enter to Learn, Depart to Serve
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 400 East Main Street
Frankfort (population range: 10,000-49,999)
40601-2355 Kentucky
United States
T +1 (502) 597 6000
F +1 (502) 597 6490

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 400 East Main Street, ASB313
Frankfort 40601
+1 (502) 597 6813
800 633 9413

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Kentucky State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019