Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 3
Academic Electives 7
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted August 1
SAT Only Considered if submitted August 1
ACT Only Considered if submitted August 1
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not reported Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Not used , ACT: Not used
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
410 Administration Dr
Lexington
KY
40506-0032
Phone
(866) 900-GO-UK
Fax
(859) 257-4000
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
August 1
Accept Offer of Admission
No set date
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
January 15
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Other
Audition required of music and dance majors recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
94% of 21,695 applicants were admitted
Women
95% of 12,920 applicants were admitted
Men
92% of 8,734 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
5,538 (27%) of 20,360 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,145 (26%) of 12,292 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,393 (30%) of 8,068 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
13%
3.75 - 3.99
32%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
7.9%
2.00 - 2.49
0.7%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 600 average , 540-670 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
17.1%
Score of 600 - 700
34.8%
Score of 500 - 600
36.8%
Score of 400 - 500
8.4%
Score of 300 - 400
2.8%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 600 average , 543-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
13.9%
Score of 600 - 700
38.5%
Score of 500 - 600
36.4%
Score of 400 - 500
10.2%
Score of 300 - 400
1.1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
25 average , 22-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
24%
Score of 24 - 29
37.2%
Score of 18 - 23
32.8%
Score of 12 - 17
6%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: 25
Score of 30 - 36
17.2%
Score of 24 - 29
42.4%
Score of 18 - 23
26.5%
Score of 12 - 17
13.9%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Eng: 25
Score of 30 - 36
29.9%
Score of 24 - 29
30.3%
Score of 18 - 23
30.2%
Score of 12 - 17
9.1%
Score of 6 - 11
0.6%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 35%
Top quarter: 59%
Top half: 86%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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