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ACCEPTANCE RATE

80.65%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

96%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

12:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

10

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$8,850

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Kentucky State University (KY State)

855 Hwy 541, Jackson, KY

Kentucky State University is a public historically black institution located in Frankfort, Kentucky. Most historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were founded after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. As a land grant institution this school is one of the larger public institutions in the state of Kentucky. Approximately two thousand students are enrolled per year at Kentucky State University.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Education

Students applying for admission are required to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. Students may submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions at KY State. A score between 1120 to 1390 on the SAT, or 16 to 20 for the ACT is common among accepted students. An estimated 30% of all students that applied were accepted at Kentucky State University, with 19% of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found at kysu.edu.

Tuition & fees at this school are different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs close to $6,400 per year and out-of-state tuition costing $14,000 for the year. Housing may be available for students who wish to live on-campus for a cost of $3,600 each year. KY State may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that are eligible as grants and loans.

The KY State "Thorobreds" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
  • Football (NCAA Division II)

Students who would like to learn more about Kentucky State University may take a look at their website at http://www.kysu.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the students KY State accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Kentucky State University has a total student population of about 1,800, where graduate students make up roughly 17% of the student body.

$10,300

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $30 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $7,700-$9,200
    • Out-of-State: $12,000-$13,860
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $330-$390 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $490-$590 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships96%$8,632
Receiving Student Loans67%$6,196
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Kentucky State University may provide services including:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Kentucky State University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II with football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf)
  • Basketball (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf)
  • Football (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf)
  • Golf
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

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  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • English Language and Literature

  • Health and Clinical Professions

  • Mathematics and Statistics

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