Kentucky State University: Statistics

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#698 of 2,496 In the United States
#10 of 38 In Kentucky
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
84%
Average SAT
955
Average ACT
18
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
2,148
Graduates
142
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.kysu.edu

Kentucky State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 84% 82% 85%
Applicants 3,377 1,089 2,281
Admissions 2,836 890 1,939
Freshmen enrolled full time 492 179 313
Freshmen enrolled part time 76 22 54

1,069 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

555 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
150 or 26%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 860
or below

75% of them
had 1050
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Kentucky State University are 860-1050 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
424 or 75%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 15
or below

75% of them
had 20
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Kentucky State University are 15-20 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American 1350 (59%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 556 (24%)
White 200 (9%)
Two or more races 72 (3%)
Hispanic 72 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 22 (1%)
Asian 12 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,646
Students receiving aid
97%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $7,700$7,560
Tuition in-state $7,700$7,560
Tuition out-of-state $11,550$11,550
Fee in-district $1,100$1,100
Fee in-state $1,100$1,100
Fee out-of-state $1,100$1,100

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 922
Combined charge for room and board $6,680
Room charge $3,340
Meal charge $3,340

Kentucky State University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 20 17
Business Administration and Management, General 13 4
Computer and Information Sciences, General 9 7
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 12 3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 13
Psychology, General 10
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 8
Journalism, Other 8
Public Administration 4 4
Human Development and Family Studies, General 7
Agriculture, General 6
Environmental Studies 6
Music, General 6
Social Sciences, General 6
Social Work 6
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
Aquaculture 4
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 4
Chemistry, General 4
Mathematics, General 4
Political Science and Government, General 4
Nursing Administration 2
Special Education and Teaching, General 2
Forensic Psychology 1
Grand Total 32 137 28 2
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 30% 26% 33%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 6%

Publications & Citations

Publications
729
Citations
17,216

Publication / Citation count by topic

Biology
397 / 9,046
Environmental Science
184 / 4,898
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
116 / 2,184
Chemistry
108 / 3,388
Animal Science
100 / 2,517
Medicine
76 / 1,988
Agricultural Science
68 / 1,108
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
65 / 1,876
Business
64 / 645
Nutrition and Food Science
61 / 1,712
Economics
57 / 241
Botany
56 / 1,205
Computer Science
49 / 885
Political Science
44 / 217
Horticulture
38 / 944
Ecology
35 / 1,041
Biochemistry
32 / 1,269
Development Studies
31 / 80
Engineering
29 / 234
Psychology
25 / 2,462
Zoology
25 / 377
Demography
23 / 724
Mathematics
21 / 145
Genetics
20 / 220
Social Psychology
16 / 2,247
Sociology
16 / 80
Anatomy and Physiology
15 / 547
Public Policy / Administration
15 / 11
Gerontology
13 / 69
Art & Design
13 / 14
Physics
13 / 34
Environmental Management
12 / 79
Communications and Public Relations
12 / 20
Cyber Security
12 / 98
Toxicology
10 / 138
Investment Banking and Stock trading
10 / 128
Management Information Systems
10 / 261
Law
10 / 27
Veterinary
10 / 91
Geography and Cartography
9 / 554

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 18 23
1992 11 23
1993 15 34
1994 12 51
1995 15 86
1996 22 80
1997 25 121
1998 22 143
1999 17 183
2000 26 213
2001 16 251
2002 10 326
2003 20 400
2004 19 494
2005 25 558
2006 27 675
2007 35 740
2008 53 788
2009 52 978
2010 33 915
2011 35 1018
2012 36 1235
2013 34 1245
2014 29 1153
2015 25 1123
2016 25 1045
2017 22 1068
2018 39 1122
2019 42 1221
2020 35 2821
2021 26 2988

Kentucky State University alumni

  1. Yingluck Shinawatra

    Yingluck Shinawatra
    Born in
    Thailand Flag Thailand
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politicianentrepreneur
    Biography

    Yingluck Shinawatra, nicknamed Pou (Thai: ปู, RTGS: Pu, pronounced [pūː], meaning "crab"), is a Thai businesswoman, politician and a member of the Pheu Thai Party who became the Prime Minister of Thailand following the 2011 election. Yingluck was Thailand's first female prime minister and its youngest in over 60 years. She was removed from office on 7 May 2014 by a Constitutional Court decision.

  2. Whitney Young

    Whitney Young
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-1971 (aged 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Whitney Moore Young Jr. was an American civil rights leader. Trained as a social worker, he spent most of his career working to end employment discrimination in the United States and turning the National Urban League from a relatively passive civil rights organization into one that aggressively worked for equitable access to socioeconomic opportunity for the historically disenfranchised.

  3. Lho Shin-yong

    Lho Shin-yong
    Born in
    North Korea Flag North Korea
    Years
    1930-2019 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Lho Shin-yong was a South Korean politician, diplomat and intelligence chief, who served as the 18th Prime Minister, the 18th Foreign Minister and the 12th Director of the Agency of National Security Planning (ANSP, now National Intelligence Service) of the fifth South Korean republic.

  4. Billy Ray Bates

    Billy Ray Bates
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Billy Ray Bates is a retired American professional basketball player. Bates played shooting guard at McAdams High in Mississippi and attended Kentucky State University.

General info

Alternative names KY State
KSU
Founded 1886
Motto Enter to Learn, Depart to Serve
Colors green, gold
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff 481
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 400 East Main Street
Frankfort, Kentucky, 40601-2355
United States
City population 29,000
Phone 5025976000
Fax +1 (502) 597 6490

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