Kentucky State University Rankings

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In the World#2749 of 14178
In North America#839 of 2629
In the United States#772 of 2528
In Kentucky#10 of 40
In Frankfort#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
81%
Average SAT
975
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
2,029
Graduates
142
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
kysu.edu

Kentucky State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate81%77%83%
Applicants2,1867821,378
Admissions1,7635991,143
Freshmen enrolled full time421181240
Freshmen enrolled part time1043767

721 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

563 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
148 or 29%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 890
or below

75% of them
had 1060
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Kentucky State University are 890-1060 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
334 or 65%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Kentucky State University are 18-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American1108 (51%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown676 (31%)
White235 (11%)
Two or more races59 (3%)
Hispanic49 (2%)
Nonresident Alien22 (1%)
Asian16 (0.7%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$11,712
Students receiving aid
92%

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$390$390
Fee in-state$390$390
Fee out-of-state$390$390

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity919
Combined charge for room and board$6,690
Room charge$3,340
Meal charge$3,350

Kentucky State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse308
Business Administration and Management, General326
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies29
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching21
Psychology, General17
Biology & Biological Sciences, General16
Agriculture, General14
Environmental Studies14
Computer and Information Sciences, General76
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies29
Public Administration110
Social Work11
Aquaculture11
Journalism, Other10
Human Development and Family Studies, General9
Social Sciences, General8
Mathematics, General7
Music, General4
English Language and Literature, General2
Political Science and Government, General2
Music Teacher Education2
Elementary Education and Teaching2
Special Education and Teaching, General2
Nursing Administration2
Fine & Studio Arts, General1
Grand Total32212492
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate25%18%31%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

Publications & Citations

Publications
881
Citations
20,297

Publication count by topic

Biology
389
Chemistry
100
Computer science
60
Political science
44
Environmental science
41
Medicine
39
Psychology
35
Business
27
Mathematics
18
Sociology
17
Economics
17
Engineering
14
Geography
12
Art
12
Philosophy
8
Physics
8
History
7
Geology
3
Materials science
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology1431868
Biology16659,555
Geography1799518
Psychology19102,551
Environmental science2227655
Computer science22831,727
Political science2373101
Economics2447286
History26145
Business2643283
Chemistry29191,675
Art29192
Philosophy31441
Mathematics3376302
Engineering3525156
Medicine3858381
Geology387312
Physics441720
Materials science540110

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990820
19911826
19921123
19931439
19941151
19951491
19962273
199723120
199820145
199917187
200025212
200114247
200210324
200320406
200419491
200525546
200628675
200732707
200853776
200950927
201032873
201131995
2012341199
2013331197
2014281123
2015271093
2016261001
201721971
201840984
2019421119
2020292234

General info

Alternative namesKY State
KSU
Founded1886
WikipediaKentucky State University
MottoEnter to Learn, Depart to Serve
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff518
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address400 East Main Street
Frankfort, Kentucky, 40601-2355
United States
City population26,000
Phone5025976000
Fax+1 (502) 597 6490

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