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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.

From Ghana to graduation: UK student to use her talents, degree to improve global health

Princess Magor Agbozo takes every opportunity seriously.  

Students explore opportunities in Washington through WilDCats at the Capitol

Since its inception in 2016, the WilDCats at the Capitol internship program at the University of Kentucky has been paving the way for students to embark on transformative experiences in Washington, D.C.

Join Us for a Virtual FAFSA Help Workshop

Join the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarship and the Enrollment Management teams for a virtual FAFSA help workshop on Monday, April 29, at 7 p.m. EDT.

Visit Us!

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 $4.4 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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