|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||705 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Kentucky State University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,384 applications and only 1,658 students were granted admission. Kentucky State University is at the #47 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 96% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 5% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||750 to 945|
|ACT||17 to 21|
Kentucky State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $17,666 and in-state students paid $7,364.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Kentucky State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 66% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,853 (which is 9.5% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Kentucky State University in 2016-2017, was 137, which is 67% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,005 (which is 13.3% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Kentucky State University has enrolled a total of 1,736 students (1,143 students full-time and 593 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,736 students, 192 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 1,568 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 168 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 335 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 46%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 22%
Two or more races: 2%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Kentucky State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||17%||153|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||9%||86|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||8%||72|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||6%||56|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||4%||40|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||4%||36|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||28|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences||2%||20|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Kentucky State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Kentucky State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $21,900. Last year, out of the total 949 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 854 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 799 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 687 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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