Kentucky State University

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General Information

Admission Office

400 East Main Street, ASB 312

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 597-6813

(877) 367-5978

Fax: (502) 597-5814



Contact: James Burrell

Director of Admissions
Main Address

400 East Main Street

Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 597-6000

www.kysu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,497

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 687

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,209

Graduate enrollment: 162

Setting

Urban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 31%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 48%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Data Processing Technology A
Web/Multimedia Management B

Education

Elementary Education B
Physical Education B

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Human Development/Family Studies B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Kentucky State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(502) 597-6000
Website:www.kysu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://ksuprodssb1.kysu.edu:9000/PROD/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
Address:400 East Main Street, Frankfort, KY 40601-2355
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,736
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):18%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:741 (43% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$7,754
Out-of-state Tuition:$18,056
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$10,543

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Kentucky State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Kentucky State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education21
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Physical Sciences1
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total2247

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Kentucky State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
Psychology1
Grand total11

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Kentucky State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,754
Out-of-state$18,056
Books and supplies$1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,524
Out-of-state$11,322

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid202100%
Grant or scholarship aid19797%$10,543
Student loan aid13767%$6,136

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,15180%$9,326
Federal student loans90363%$7,449

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Kentucky State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Kentucky State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,0037241,279
Percent admitted100%51%54%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%10%7%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Kentucky State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,736
Undergraduate enrollment1,568
Graduate enrollment168

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Kentucky State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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