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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.

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.

UK's Living Learning Programs: Strong Communities Creating Strong Students

At the University of Kentucky, Living Learning Programs (LLPs) allow you to be part of a tight-knit community focused on your interests, major or career path, which can help make the transition to college easier.

UK Honors 2022 Great Teacher Award Winners

Six University of Kentucky educators have been named 2022 Great Teachers by the UK Alumni Association.

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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 $2.8 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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