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Kentucky State University - Campus Life

Environment | Campus Description | Housing | Regulations | Student Employment


  • The campus area is 309 acres.
  • Campus is located within one mile of a city or town.

Campus Description and Transportation Services
309-acre campus in Frankfort (population: 30,000), 25 miles from Lexington
and 50 miles from Louisville. Airport and bus serve Lexington and
Louisville. Public transportation serves campus.


Types of Housing

  • Women's Dorms are used by 50% of the on-campus students.
  • Men's Dorms are used by 50% of the on-campus students.
  • School-owned/operated Apartments.
  • 36% of all students live in school housing of some type.
  • 64% of all students live off campus or commute.
Students who are required to live on campus:
  • All unmarried, nonveteran students under age 21 must live on campus unless living with family.
Campus housing is not available for all unmarried students regardless of year. Reason: Contact School Directly The school provides assistance in locating off-campus housing if on-campus housing is not available.

Campus Rules, Regulations & Policies

  • 30% of all students have cars on campus.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus, even to those students of legal drinking age.

Other Policies

  • Other: Limited number of class absences allowed.

Student Employment

  • 32% of full-time undergraduates work on campus during the year.
  • Undergraduates may expect to earn, on average, $1000 per year working part-time on campus.
  • This school participates in College Work/Study Program.
  • Institutional employment is available.
  • Part-time off-campus employment opportunities are good.
  • Freshmen are not discouraged from working during first term.