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Applying to Kentucky

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Acceptance Rate 96.36%
Yield 25.83%
SAT Score 1,175
ACT Score 26
Applicants 19,648

Applying To Kentucky

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 96.36% at University of Kentucky where a total of 19,648 students applied and 18,932 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,175 and the average ACT score is 26. It requires six items and recommends 1 articles to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Kentucky.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$65
Admission Informationwww.uky.edu/admission
Online Applicationwww.uky.edu/admission/apply-uk
Acceptance Rate96%
Average Test Scores1,175 SAT / 26 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2020-2021, the acceptance rate is 96.36% where a total of 19,648 students (7,941 men and 11,707 women) have applied to Kentucky and 18,932 (7,583 men and 11,349 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 2,040 male and 2,851 female students have enrolled into Kentucky and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 25.83%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at Kentucky
TotalMenWomen
Applicants19,6487,94111,707
Admitted18,9327,58311,349
Enrolled4,8912,0402,851
Acceptance Rate 96.36% 95.49% 96.94%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 25.83% 26.90% 25.12%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At Kentucky, 1,113 applicants (23% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 4,280 applicants (88%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,175 and the average ACT score is 26 at Kentucky. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,280 and 25th percentile score is 1,070. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 88 and the 25th percentile score is 65. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Kentucky.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at Kentucky
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540640
SAT Math530640
ACT Composite2229
ACT Math2128
ACT English2231
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

University of Kentucky requires 6 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Formal Demonstration of Competencies, Admission Test Scores, TOEFL) and recommends 1 articles (High School Rank) to submit to their applicants.
Application Requirements for Kentucky
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at University of Kentucky is Semester. University of Kentucky accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that University of Kentucky accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training