Built in 1871, Maxwell Place has been the home of the University of Kentucky President since 1918
UK’s Memorial Hall was built in 1929 in memory of those who died in World War I
Kentucky’s William Young Library houses a general undergraduate collection and is the central library for UK
Points of Pride
Kentucky's College of Pharmacy is the sixth ranked pharmacy school in the country according to the U.S. News and World Report.
Kentucky is one of eight institutions in the country with the full range of undergraduate, professional, health care and medical colleges and programs on one campus that offers distinctive opportunities for multidisciplinary learning and research.
Kentucky is one of 22 institutions in the country with a trifecta of research designations for federal funding and excellence in cancer, aging and translational science.
Kentucky is among the top 10 public institutions in recent years for numbers of students who are finalists for National Merit and National Hispanic Scholarships.
Kentucky is engaged in more than $2 billion in campus construction, much of it paid for with private dollars or in partnership, focused on student living and learning spaces, research that tackles Kentucky’s most pressing challenges, high-tech teaching space among the most innovative in the country, and a continued expansion of hospital facilities for an academic medical center that is among the fastest growing in the country.