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Incoming Freshmen

In a community committed to your success, you’ll find the inspiration to fuel your aspirations. 

Transfer Students

We are here to ensure your educational experience is centered on helping you fulfill your wildest ambitions.

International Students

When different perspectives meet, the world opens up. We welcome students from every corner of the globe and every walk of life.

Galápagos Islands Program Engages Students in History and Evolution

Education abroad programs help students grow academically and personally by immersing them in global dimensions of their academic discipline while introducing them to different cultures.

Kernel Media Makes In-Person Comeback to Win National Awards

As the University of Kentucky and the United States at large started easing out of restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Kernel Media was able to make its way back to the office full time during the 2021-2022 academic year.

UK Undergrad Follows Her Passion Through College of Health Sciences

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 14, 2022) — Casey Carter’s love of science started early – in elementary school, to be exact.

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From the first moment you set foot on campus, you become part of a community that pushes and supports you. Come see our more than $3.1 billion campus transformation for yourself. From residence halls and academic buildings, to dining halls and a state-of-the-art student center, we’ve designed a campus for your success.

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Big Blue Nation Orientation

Big Blue Nation Orientation is a student’s official welcome to the UK family. At BBNO, students participate in academic advising and register for their first-semester classes. Additionally, students get familiar with campus, learn about campus resources and support programs and meet lots of other new Wildcats.

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