University of Pikeville

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The University of Pikeville, or UPike, (formerly Pikeville College) is a private four-year university located in Pikeville, Kentucky. The school was founded in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church and continues its affiliation with the church today. The university is currently part of a state-supported study (Bill 270) which aims to make the school part of Kentucky's state university system.

UPike offers associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees through six academic divisions and one medical college-the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. Campus life is vibrant with over 30 student organizations, intramural sports, spiritual life groups, and more. Total annual enrollment at Upike is about 2,000 students. The University's intercollegiate athletic teams, the Bears, participate in the Mid-South Conference and compete as members of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in the NAIA Division 1 level.

General Information

Admission Office

147 Sycamore Street

Pikeville, KY 41501-1194

(606) 218-5251

(866) 232-7700

Fax: (606) 218-5255

[email protected]

Contact: Melinda Lynch

Dean, Enrollment Management
Main Address

147 Sycamore Street

Pikeville, KY 41501

(606) 218-5250

www.upike.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 771

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 183

Degree-seeking undergrads: 755

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor's
First Professional

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-'09 2009-'10 2010-'11 2011-'12 % change 2010-'12
Tuition and fees $13,750 $14,250 $14,535 $15,250 +4.92%
Books and Supplies $1,600 $2,000 $2,000 $2,500 +25.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $5,250 $6,000 $6,000 $6,300 +5.00%
Other $4,000 $4,500 $4,500 $5,000 +11.11%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $13,000 $13,500 $13,500 $14,500 +7.41%
Other $4,500 $5,000 $6,000 $9,500 +58.33%
Total Expenses 2008-'09 2009-'10 2010-'11 2011-'12 % change 2010-'12
In-state On Campus $24,600 $26,750 $27,035 $29,050 +7.45%
In-state Off Campus $32,850 $34,750 $36,035 $41,750 +15.86%
In-state with Family $15,350 $16,250 $16,535 $17,750 +7.35%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 172 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 172 97% $1,917,181 $11,146
• Federal grants 88 50% $361,491 $4,108
• Pell grants 88 50% $285,515 $3,244
• Other federal grants 66 37% $75,976 $1,151
State/local government grant or scholarships 119 67% $521,280 $4,381
Institutional grants or scholarships 160 90% $1,034,410 $6,465
Student loan aid 99 56% $516,310 $5,215
• Federal student loans 99 56% $487,310 $4,922
• Other student loans 3 2% $29,000 $9,667

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS PhD AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 86 63 40
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 14
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 14
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 22
Business Administration and Management 22
Communication and Journalism Programs 9
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 9
Computing and Information Sciences 2
Computer and Information Sciences 2
Education 8
Elementary Education and Teaching 8
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 4
English Language and Literature 4
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 63 40
Osteopathic Medicine/osteopathy 63
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 40
History 6
History 6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 3
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 3
Human Services 2
Social Work 2
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Mathematics 2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Physical Sciences 3
Chemistry 3
Psychology 5
Psychology 5
Social Sciences 5
Sociology 5
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Art/art Studies 1
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 100%

Open admission, but with selective admission to some programs

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 51%


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management A,B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) A

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B

Social Sciences

Sociology 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.