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The University of Kentucky

Founded in 1856, UK has a strong faculty core that supports more than 200 academic programs spread across 16 colleges and professional schools.

  • 18-to-1 Student Faculty Ratio
  • Average ACT Score for Incoming Freshmen: 25.5
  • In the last five years, UK earned nearly 100 national rankings for excellence in teaching, research and service.

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UK opened brand new suite-style dorms in 2014, conveniently located in close proximity to Memorial Coliseum, the Joe Craft Center practice facility, the student center and the Whitehall Classroom Building.

The two-bedroom suites have separate bedrooms but a shared kitchen/living space and bathroom, full XL size Tempur-Pedic mattresses, built in closets and desks and a high-tech laundry facilities that will alert you to machine availability and the status of your wash load via your computer or cell phone.


The mission of the CATS program is to create an environment where all student-athletes have the opportunity to maximize their academic, personal, and social growth and improve their post-college quality of life.

Tiffany Hayden is the academic counselor for Kentucky women’s basketball and serves as the liasion between student-athletes, coaches and on-campus faculty and staff. She works closely with student-athletes to ensure they have all the tools needed to be successful upon graduation from UK.  Full bio…

To learn more on CATS and take a video tour visit catsacademics.com.


Under Coach Mitchell, 16 different Wildcats have been SEC Academic Honor Roll members and 100% of his players in their final season of eligibility have received their degree.

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