Kentucky State University: Review & Facts

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Kentucky State University is a small four-year, public school with 1,590 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1886 and is the only school located in Frankfort, Kentucky.

Kentucky State University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Fair
At Kentucky State University you can obtain your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Kentucky State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, General Studies, Social Work, Computer Science, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
60%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Kentucky State University is relatively low at 60% (close to Kentucky average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Kentucky State University is very low - 20%. Roughly 42% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Kentucky State University is good - 11:1. Read more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,100
High
Average tuition costs are fairly high, around $17,700 per year. The additional fees at Kentucky State University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $400, which comes to $18,100 per year.

Read the details about Kentucky State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
38%
Doable
According to recent data, 4,768 applications were submitted and 1,808 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Kentucky State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,300
Low
Kentucky State University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Kentucky State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Kentucky State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,100 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - approximately $3,300 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Kentucky State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Kentucky State University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Kentucky State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Kentucky State University, 400 East Main Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-2355, USA
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