NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.
Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Air Force
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers
South Limestone, Lexington, KY, 40506-0032
The University of Kentucky will be one of the nation's 20 best public research universities, an institution recognized world-wide for excellence in teaching, research, and service and a catalyst for intellectual, social, cultural, and economic development.
The University of Kentucky is a public, research-extensive, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in teaching, research, health care, cultural enrichment, and economic development.
The University of Kentucky:
• Facilitates learning, informed by scholarship and research.
• Expands knowledge through research, scholarship and creative activity.
• Serves a global community by disseminating, sharing and applying knowledge.
The University, as the flagship institution, plays a critical leadership role for the Commonwealth by contributing to the economic development and quality of life within Kentucky's borders and beyond.
The University nurtures a diverse community characterized by fairness and equal opportunity.
The values of the University guide its decisions and the behavior of its community. Its core values are:
• Academic excellence and academic freedom
• Mutual respect and human dignity
• Embracing diversity
• Personal and institutional responsibility and accountability
• Shared governance
• A sense of community
• Sensitivity to work-life concerns
• Civic responsibility
• Service to society
Public, 4-year or above
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits