Points of Pride

  • Kentucky is one of only eight institutions in the country with the full complement of liberal arts, engineering, professional, agricultural and medical colleges and disciplines on one contiguous campus.
  • Kentucky’s Albert B. Chandler Hospital has been the No. 1 hospital in the state and the Bluegrass Region for five consecutive years, according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • For the fourth consecutive year, Kentucky has been awarded the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) and Diversity Champion Awards from Insight into Diversity magazine.
  • Kentucky was selected by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to receive more than $87 million for research leading to a reduction in opioid overdose deaths in the state.
  • Kentucky is one of only three universities Apple, Inc. is collaborating with on a Smart Campus strategy to better leverage technology in new and innovative ways.