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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,314 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
3,384 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
65.8% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
113 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at Kentucky State University is $7,406, which is $415 more than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $18,314, which is 247% of the cost for in-state students, and is $62 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,503.

In 2016, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Kentucky State University received 3,384 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 29% annual decline. Out of those 3,384 applicants, 1,658 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 49% acceptance rate.

There were 1,736 students enrolled at Kentucky State University in 2016, and 5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Kentucky State University has an overall enrollment yield of 12.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Kentucky State University has a total enrollment of 1,736 students. The full-time enrollment at Kentucky State University is 1,143 students and the part-time enrollment is 593. This means that 65.8% of students enrolled at Kentucky State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kentucky State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.3% Black or African American, 24.9% White, 2.25% Two or More Races, 2.07% Hispanic or Latino, 1.15% Asian, 0.4% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 21.7% Unknown.

Students enrolled at Kentucky State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (21.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (15.8%) and White Female (7.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (1.38%), followed by White Male (0.81%) and Black or African American Male (0.69%).

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In 2016, 91 more women than men graduated from Kentucky State University. The majority of students graduating from Kentucky State University are Black or African American. These 178 graduates mean that there were 1.63 times more Black or African American graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 109 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Kentucky State University is Criminal Justice - Police Science with 28 graduates, followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences with 26 graduates and Registered Nursing with 25 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Kentucky State University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Natural Resources & Conservation, with 9 graduates, followed by Public Administration and Social Service with 30 graduates and Human Sciences with 18 graduates.


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Kentucky State University has an endowment valued at nearly $15.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $17,253 (0.11%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Kentucky State University had a total expenditure of $68.5M. Of that $68.5M, they spent $26.4M on salaries and $10M on benefits.

Kentucky State University employs 53 Assistant professors, 33 Professors, and 30 Associate professors. Most academics at Kentucky State University are Male Assistant professors (33), Male Professors (29), and Female Assistant professors (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kentucky State University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 71 employees, Service, with 55 employees, and Management with 49 employees.



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