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Colleges / Kentucky State University

Kentucky State University

Frankfort, KY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate68%
Acceptance Rate68%

About Kentucky State University

Kentucky State University is a public, state college in the town of Frankfort, KY. Kentucky State University was founded in 1886. The college currently enrolls around 2,279 students per year, including 2,135 undergraduates.

Kentucky State University Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Kentucky State University is 65%. In 2022, 2,591 out of 3,974 total applicants were accepted.

Kentucky State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 65%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.7
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Kentucky State University is locatedin Frankfort, KY, near the city of Louisville.

If you are interested in seeing Kentucky State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 64 to Frankfort, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Blue Grass.

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College Info

400 East Main Street Frankfort, KY 40601

Campus Setting: Small Town

Kentucky State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kentucky State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kentucky State University is Continuous processing.

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Kentucky State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Kentucky State University is like? There are approximately 2,279 students enrolled at Kentucky State University, including 2,135 undergraduate students and 144 graduate students. 63% percent of students attend school full-time, 47% percent are from KY and 53% percent of students are from other states.


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