University of Kentucky: Crime & Safety

University of Kentucky
School Review,
Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Oustanding Quality: Education Quality Rating - Oustanding Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Poor Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

D+
University of Kentucky is a public school in Lexington, Kentucky with about 28,030 students and 11,520 employees.

Our Safety Report for this school is based on the US Department of Education 2013 public data sets for various categories of violent and non-violent crimes committed both on-campus and off-campus over the last three years.

Safety Evaluation

According to our analysis of the government numbers, University of Kentucky is a relatively dangerous place to be enrolled at. American School Search gives this school grade "D+" on safety.

From our perception of the data, there are some problems with forcible sex offenses and aggravated assaults.

Campus Safety: University of Kentucky and Nearby Schools

University of Kentucky Safety Chart
If you are an official at University of Kentucky and you would like to provide additional details or express a different perspective on your college safety, please Contact Us and we will publish your point of view (up to 1,000 characters) on this page.

Get more details and analysis about this college from University of Kentucky Review. Additionally, you might want to check our ratings for the 100 Safest and for the 100 Most Dangerous colleges in the US or learn about American School Search Safety Reports.

Criminal Offenses at University of Kentucky in 2010 - 2012

Alleged criminal offenses reported to campus security authorities and/or local police
Does not necessarily reflect prosecutions or convictions for crime


Type of Crime or Arrest
On-campus
Off-campus
Crime Chance*

Murder
0
0
0.0%

Neglient Manslaughter
0
0
0.0%

Forcible Sex Offense
14
0
0.2%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
15
0
0.2%

Aggravated Assault
19
0
0.2%

Burglary
111
19
0.6%

Motor Vehicle Theft
38
2
0.3%

Arson
3
1
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
11
0
0.2%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
18
0
0.2%

* Crime Chance is American School Search's subjective and approximate estimate for a student's chance of experiencing this crime during their study at University of Kentucky based on the present enrollment, past crime history, current crime trend, and an assumption that the school reports accurate numbers to the government. Safety Grade is American School Search's subjective evaluation of University of Kentucky campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at University of Kentucky, or you believe that this college underreports campus crime statistics, then please consider filing a complaint with US Department of Education.

As of May 1st, 2014, fifty five colleges are under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. Many of those schools are frequent guests in our exclusive 100 Most Dangerous Colleges list.

Learn More About University of Kentucky

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Kentucky Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
We list 33 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Paducah, Bowling Green, Campbellsville, Williamsburg, and 18 more cities. About 1,400 accounting and finance diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition price for accounting and finance degree programs in KY is roughly $19,200.

Agriculture
Learn more about 13 agriculture schools and colleges in Lexington, Hopkinsville, Wilmore, Berea, Murray, Maysville, Henderson, and 9 more cities. Around 600 agriculture diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition for agriculture programs in KY: $18,600.

Architecture
Read about 6 architecture schools and colleges in Lexington, Highland Heights, Louisville, and Bowling Green. About 200 architecture diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for architecture degree programs in KY is approximately $17,500.

Art
Our directory contains 24 art schools and colleges in Owensboro, Louisville, Lexington, Columbia, Wilmore, Berea, Hazard, and 17 more cities. Around 600 art diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for art programs in KY - $20,100.

Biology
Read about 31 biology schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Campbellsville, Saint Catharine, Barbourville, Georgetown, and 19 other cities. About 1,400 biology diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for biology degree programs in KY is around $20,200.

Broadcasting
Read information about 13 broadcasting schools and colleges in Lexington, Campbellsville, Richmond, Murray, Highland Heights, Wilmore, Bowling Green, and 9 other cities. Approximately 300 broadcasting degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for broadcasting programs in KY - $17,700.

Business
Our listing contains 62 business schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Florence, Bowling Green, Madisonville, Hopkinsville, and 34 other cities. Around 5,900 business diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition cost for business degree programs in KY is roughly $16,400.

Chemistry
Read information about 25 chemistry schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Williamsburg, Ashland, Frankfort, and 18 more cities. Approximately 600 chemistry diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for chemistry programs in KY is about $21,100.

Communication and Journalism
Learn about 24 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Wilmore, Georgetown, Pikeville, and 16 more cities. About 1,500 communication and journalism diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for communication and journalism programs in KY is about $19,700.

Computer Science
Learn about 54 computer science schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Florence, Bowling Green, Paducah, Barbourville, and 31 more cities. About 2,000 computer science diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for computer science degree programs in KY is around $15,300.

Dental
Our listing contains 9 dental schools and colleges in Lexington, Louisville, Florence, Prestonsburg, Bowling Green, Paducah, and Henderson. Approximately 500 dental degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for dental programs in KY is about $17,600.

Economics
Get details on 15 economics schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, Murray, Highland Heights, Crestview Hills, Richmond, and 9 other cities. About 600 economics degrees are granted each year. Average tuition price for economics degree programs in KY is around $21,200.

Education
Detailed information about 60 education schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Paducah, Murray, Madisonville, and 36 other cities. About 6,200 education degrees are granted each year. Average tuition charges for education programs in KY is around $19,800.

Engineering
Get details on 35 engineering schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Hopkinsville, Bowling Green, Owensboro, Cumberland, Prestonsburg, and 21 more cities. About 2,500 engineering diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition price for engineering degree programs in KY - $16,300.

English and Literature
We reviewed 30 english and literature schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Danville, Mayfield, Saint Catharine, Campbellsville, and 22 more cities. Approximately 900 english and literature degrees are granted every year. Average tuition charges for english and literature degree programs in KY is about $20,500.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
We reviewed 12 ethnic and cultural studies schools and colleges in Louisville, Barbourville, Lexington, Frankfort, Bowling Green, Ashland, Hazard, and 8 other cities. About 200 ethnic and cultural studies diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for ethnic and cultural studies degree programs in KY is around $20,800.

Fashion
Read information about 3 fashion schools and colleges in Lexington, Bowling Green, and Richmond. About 100 fashion diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for fashion degree programs in KY: $19,600.

Foreign Languages
We list 18 foreign languages schools and colleges in Owensboro, Louisville, Lexington, Frankfort, Richmond, Bowling Green, Morehead, and 12 other cities. Around 500 foreign languages degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for foreign languages degree programs in KY is roughly $22,000.

Forestry
Our listing contains 1 forestry school in Lexington. Approximately 100 forestry diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition for forestry programs in KY is roughly $18,800.

General Studies
Read about 45 general studies schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Campbellsville, Georgetown, Madisonville, and 32 other cities. Approximately 6,400 general studies degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition for general studies degree programs in KY: $13,400.

Geography
Read about 7 geography schools and colleges in Lexington, Highland Heights, Louisville, Bowling Green, Richmond, and Morehead. Around 200 geography degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for geography programs in KY is around $19,200.

Geology
We reviewed 6 geology schools and colleges in Highland Heights, Morehead, Bowling Green, Richmond, Lexington, and Murray. Approximately 100 geology diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for geology degree programs in KY: $18,500.

Gerontology
We reviewed 2 gerontology schools and colleges in Lexington and Crestview Hills. Around 100 gerontology diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition price for gerontology programs in KY - $19,300.

History
Read information about 25 history schools and colleges in Owensboro, Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, Highland Heights, Richmond, Danville, and 18 other cities. Approximately 600 history diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for history programs in KY is approximately $20,800.

Interior Design
We reviewed 3 interior design schools and colleges in Louisville and Lexington. About 100 interior design diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for interior design programs in KY is about $18,500.

Laboratory Assistance
Read about 23 laboratory assistance schools and colleges in Lexington, Louisville, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Madisonville, Henderson, Somerset, and 12 more cities. Approximately 600 laboratory assistance diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for laboratory assistance programs in KY is about $13,000.

Law
Our listing contains 5 law schools and colleges in Louisville, Crestview Hills, Lexington, and Highland Heights. Approximately 500 law degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for law degree programs in KY is about $18,900.

Library and Museum
Our directory contains 6 library and museum schools and colleges in Cumberland, Lexington, Bowling Green, Richmond, Highland Heights, and Louisville. Around 200 library and museum degrees are granted every year. Average tuition charges for library and museum programs in KY is roughly $18,900.

Management
Learn more about 62 management schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Florence, Bowling Green, Madisonville, Paducah, and 33 other cities. Approximately 5,000 management diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for management programs in KY is roughly $15,400.

Marketing and Advertising
Get details on 12 marketing and advertising schools and colleges in Louisville, Berea, Richmond, Morehead, Highland Heights, Barbourville, Owensboro, and 8 more cities. Around 1,000 marketing and advertising diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for marketing and advertising degree programs in KY is approximately $18,900.

Mathematics
Our listing contains 26 mathematics schools and colleges in Louisville, Owensboro, Lexington, Frankfort, Murray, Columbia, Mayfield, and 20 other cities. Around 400 mathematics diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition price for mathematics degree programs in KY: $20,500.

Medical
We list 51 medical schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, Owensboro, Paducah, Florence, Barbourville, and 27 more cities. Around 3,200 medical degrees are granted each year. Average tuition price for medical degree programs in KY is around $17,100.

Medical Assistant
We reviewed 51 medical assistant schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, Florence, Owensboro, Madisonville, Newport, and 23 more cities. Approximately 4,900 medical assistant diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for medical assistant degree programs in KY: $13,100.

Music
Our listing contains 20 music schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Williamsburg, Grayson, Danville, Murray, Bowling Green, and 14 other cities. Approximately 500 music degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for music degree programs in KY - $20,500.

Natural Resources and Environment
Our listing contains 13 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Lexington, Hazard, Midway, Crestview Hills, Richmond, Georgetown, Madisonville, and 9 more cities. Around 200 natural resources and environment degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for natural resources and environment programs in KY is about $16,800.

Nursing
We reviewed 46 nursing schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Florence, Bowling Green, Owensboro, Berea, Frankfort, and 27 other cities. Approximately 8,500 nursing diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition price for nursing programs in KY is around $14,300.

Occupational Safety and Health
Read information about 6 occupational safety and health schools and colleges in Richmond, Lexington, Murray, Bowling Green, Louisville, and Ashland. Around 200 occupational safety and health diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for occupational safety and health programs in KY is around $16,100.

Occupational Therapy
Detailed information about 31 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, Richmond, Barbourville, Highland Heights, Owensboro, and 20 more cities. Around 1,200 occupational therapy degrees are granted each year. Average tuition price for occupational therapy degree programs in KY is around $19,000.

Pharmacy
Get details on 19 pharmacy schools and colleges in Louisville, Paducah, Lexington, Bowling Green, Saint Catharine, Bellevue, Fort Mitchell, and 8 other cities. Around 600 pharmacy degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for pharmacy programs in KY is about $16,400.

Philosophy
Learn more about 14 philosophy schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Crestview Hills, Richmond, Georgetown, Wilmore, Berea, and 9 more cities. Around 200 philosophy diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for philosophy degree programs in KY is about $22,700.

Physical Therapy
Get details on 9 physical therapy schools and colleges in Louisville, Cumberland, Paducah, Lexington, Wilmore, Madisonville, Hazard, and Somerset. Around 300 physical therapy diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for physical therapy degree programs in KY is around $20,200.

Physics
Read about 17 physics schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Georgetown, Richmond, Murray, Bowling Green, Williamsburg, and 12 more cities. Approximately 200 physics diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition price for physics degree programs in KY - $21,100.

Political Science
Detailed information about 21 political science schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Wilmore, Georgetown, Richmond, and 15 more cities. Approximately 700 political science degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for political science degree programs in KY is around $20,900.

Psychology
Learn about 32 psychology schools and colleges in Louisville, Owensboro, Lexington, Wilmore, Campbellsville, Highland Heights, Paducah, and 23 more cities. Approximately 2,200 psychology diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition price for psychology degree programs in KY is around $20,200.

Resort and Hospitality
Read information about 4 resort and hospitality schools and colleges in Bowling Green, Lexington, Florence, and Louisville. Around 200 resort and hospitality diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for resort and hospitality programs in KY is about $18,800.

Retailing and Wholesaling
Learn about 3 retailing and wholesaling schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, and Richmond. About 300 retailing and wholesaling diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition price for retailing and wholesaling programs in KY is roughly $17,600.

Social Work
Detailed information about 31 social work schools and colleges in Louisville, Owensboro, Lexington, Columbia, Prestonsburg, Barbourville, Highland Heights, and 22 more cities. Approximately 1,700 social work degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for social work degree programs in KY is about $19,000.

Sociology and Anthropology
Get details on 23 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Owensboro, Louisville, Lexington, Berea, Highland Heights, Richmond, Danville, and 17 other cities. Around 700 sociology and anthropology degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for sociology and anthropology programs in KY is approximately $20,700.

Theater and Drama
We list 18 theater and drama schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Berea, Georgetown, Williamsburg, Campbellsville, Murray, and 13 other cities. About 200 theater and drama degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for theater and drama programs in KY - $20,400.

Urban Development
Get details on 2 urban development schools and colleges in Louisville and Lexington. About 100 urban development degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for urban development programs in KY is around $21,200.

Veterinary
Our listing contains 4 veterinary schools and colleges in Louisville, Murray, Lexington, and Morehead. Approximately 200 veterinary diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for veterinary programs in KY is approximately $15,800.

Work and Family Studies
We list 24 work and family studies schools and colleges in Lexington, Columbia, Hopkinsville, Richmond, Berea, Hazard, Murray, and 20 other cities. Approximately 1,100 work and family studies diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for work and family studies degree programs in KY is around $14,200.

Search Colleges



Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Safety in Competing Colleges










Other Nearby Colleges