Kentucky State University

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)


Master's (Comprehensive) Colleges and Universities II: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the master's degree. They award 20 or more master's degrees per year.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Air Force
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

400 East Main Street, Frankfort, KY, 40601-2355

(502) 597-6000    

Kentucky State University, building on its legacy of achievement as a historically black, liberal arts, and 1890 land-grant university, affords access to and prepares a diverse student population of traditional and non-traditional students to compete in a multifaceted, ever-changing global society by providing student-centered learning while integrating teaching, research, and service through high-quality undergraduate and select graduate programs. Kentucky State University is committed to keeping relevant its legacy of service by proactively engaging the community in partnerships on civic projects driven by the objective of positively impacting the quality of life of the citizens of the Commonwealth.

Public, 4-year or above 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2014 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13
In District $7,404 $6,276 $6,096
In State $7,404 $6,276 $6,096
Out of State $17,214 $15,072 $13,416
Books and Supplies $1,300 $1,300 $1,300
On Campus      
Room and Board $6,690 $6,690 $6,580
Other Expenses $2,800 $3,240 $4,546
Off Campus      
Room and Board $6,358 $5,612 $7,896
Other Expenses $5,402 $6,278 $4,994
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $6,278 $4,546

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Baseball Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf
Basketball Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf
Football Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf
Cross Country/Track Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
76.0 % $4,855
State/Local Grant
22.0 % $1,346
Institutional Grants
39.0 % $4,278
Loans 82.0 % $7,675
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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