University of Kentucky Reviews

3.86 out of 5 stars
(38 Reviews)
84% of 38 students said this degree improved their career prospects
89% of 38 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
Francesca R - 7/18/2016
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015
"I received an incredible education at the University of Kentucky. I was taught by knowledgeable professors and took advantage of the numerous involvement opportunities. UK allows students to have an amazing college experience, such as by joining student organizations or studying abroad."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Czj - 2/21/2016
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2013
"Excellent education. Prepared me for a professional job and now I am headed into a top-tier grad program. Big state school, so it is what you make of it. Great faculty though and lots of resources- just use them! Majored in international studies and studied a foreign language. Loved Lexington to boot."
1.6 out of 5 stars
Lana - 11/9/2015
Degree: Marketing
Graduation Year: 2010
"I think college is pretty pointless for a degree such as mine. If you know that you want to be a doctor, or a nurse, or a teacher, or a layer, then college is great. But if you don't know what you want to do, you're really just putting yourself in a very expensive box. You'd be better off taking time out of high school to travel, work different jobs and find your passion before trying to develop a passion while going into mass amounts of debt. UK was hit or miss. Some classes changed my life, but many I can't even remember."
2.0 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 10/26/2015
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2015
"It is a large party school, that focuses on sports and greek life. Some of the grad programs are ok- especially med school and psychology, but there are a lot of bureaucratic obstacles, department politics, and general mistreatment of students."
4.0 out of 5 stars
Erin D. - 10/13/2015
Degree: Environmental Science
Graduation Year: 2009
"Excellent experience and unique degree program. I had knowledge and experience to get a job in my field after graduation. You have to really make the experience your own by carefully choosing your internships and focus area - this will set you apart in a large student body."
2.7 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 10/5/2015
Degree: History
Graduation Year: 2008
"My initial academic adviser was terrible, though during my junior year I was given an adviser within my college which helped tremendously. I lived in the south campus dorms for the first 2 years, which were fine. Almost all of the gen-ed classes up to 200 level contained 200+ students which was not the best environment."
2.7 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 9/29/2015
Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2014
"The campus was beautiful however I sensed a focus more on athletics than academics. The school is really large so if you want the more one-on-one feel then I would not recommend this campus for you."
3.1 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 9/4/2015
Degree: Hospitality Management
Graduation Year: 2011
"UK is a wonderful school. It has a beautiful campus, plenty of opportunities to be involved, and some great teachers. The library is a great addition with plenty of resources. The athletics are very fun and involved. It's an all around beautiful and fun place to get a quality education."
4.0 out of 5 stars
Sabrina - 9/4/2015
Degree: Fitness Trainer
Graduation Year: 2014
"There's a lot you have access to. Facilities, study help, clubs, sports, community. Many classes with many professors, most of which are more than willing to help you if you ask for it. The advisor you're assigned is NOT always the right one for you. Shop around and look up and meet different advisors in your college. Not every student in your major plans to go down the same path as you and certain advisors will have a better idea of how to guide a student in your major with your goals in mind. I learned that the hard way, though just in time to graduate in only 4years. Be open to opportunities. Even if something is only somewhat related to your major, jump in anyway. It will help you feel out for yourself your likes dislikes and strengths and you will be more rounded out overall. Take this time to take those chances, they will never be as affordable and as accommodating as they will be during your time as a student."
3.6 out of 5 stars
KYGuy - 8/19/2015
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2011
"Great school, currently going back there for my Master's degree. Great business programs"