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University of Kentucky - Admission Requirements

General Information | High School | Standardized Tests

General Information
  • For a personal orientation and interaction session a campus visit is recommended.
  • An admissions interview is not required.
  • This College charges a non-refundable Application Fee of $20, International Students Application Fees $25
  • Special admission requirements:
    • Audition required of music program applicants.
    • Exam required of architecture program applicants.
  • Special admission programs exist.
    • HEOP.
    • EOP.
  • Minimum composite ACT score of 19 and minimum 2.0 GPA required of in-state applicants; minimum composite ACT score of 20 and minimum 2.0 GPA required of out-of-state students.

High School

This information will give you a better insight into various college requirements for high school seniors applying for admission.

  • Graduation from secondary school is required. General Educational Development (GED) Diploma is accepted in lieu of graduation.
  • This college requires a minimum number of secondary school units for freshmen admissions as listed below

      Subject Required Recommended
      Units of English 4.00  
      Units of Math 3.00  
      Units of Science 2.00  
      Science units
      that must be lab
      Units of For. Language  2.00
      Units of Social Studies 1.00  
      Units of History 1.00  
      Total Units 12.00  

Standardized Tests

The Standardized Testing requirements for this school are as follows:

  • SAT I or ACT is required, and is used for admission, and is used for placement. ACT is preferred.