The College of Engineering at University of Kentucky

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Dr. Jeannine Blackwell
Application deadline (U.S. residents) July 28
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) July 28
Application fee (international students) $65

The College of Engineering at University of Kentucky

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 768
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 344
Overall acceptance rate 44.8% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 513 verbal
721 quantitative
3.87 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 545 verbal
727 quantitative
4.15 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering http:/​/​www.​bae.​uky.​edu
(859) 257-3000 ext. 109
[email protected]
Architecture http:/​/​www.​uky.​edu/​Design/​Architecture
(859) 257-7617
[email protected]
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​cbme.​uky.​edu
(859) 257-8101
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​uky.​edu/​cme
(859) 257-4956
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​uky.​edu/​ce
(859) 257-4279
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​uky.​edu/​ece
(859) 218-6550
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​uky.​edu
(859) 257-4997
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​uky.​edu/​ece
(859) 218-6550
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​uky.​edu/​ce
(859) 257-4279
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​mfg.​uky.​edu
(859) 257-2972
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​uky.​edu/​cme
(859) 257-4956
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​uky.​edu/​me
(859) 257-6336 ext. 80611
[email protected]
Mining http:/​/​www.​engr.​uky.​edu/​mng
(859) 257-1108
[email protected]
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 499
Master’s (full-time) 157
Master’s (part-time) 40
Ph.D. (full-time) 282
Ph.D. (part-time) 20

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 130
Total master’s graduates 101
International master’s graduates 41.6%
Minority master’s graduates 5.9%
Female master’s graduates 20.8%
Total Ph.D. graduates 29
International Ph.D. graduates 55.2%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 24.1%
Female Ph.D. graduates 24.1%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Agricultural 17 6.4%
Biomedical 10 8%
Chemical 19 7.6%
Civil 29 13.8%
Computer science 22 18.6%
Electrical 35 19.2%
Industrial / Manufacturing 0 1.8%
Materials 7 4.6%
Mechanical 41 15.6%
Mining 11 4.2%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 149
Part-time faculty 0
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 1

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $40,227,350
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 92

Engineering School Ranking

#102 Best Engineering Schools

(7) Ranking by Specialties

#14 in Biological / Agricultural
#57 in Chemical
#68 in Civil
#80 in Computer Engineering
#102 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#68 in Materials
#91 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 23
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.4
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Overall acceptance rate 44.8% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 723
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 1.9:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 29
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $40,227,350
Research expenditures per faculty member $273,655
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.7%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 499

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 499

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 439
Minority students 3.0%
International students 59.2%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 60
Minority students 8.3%
International students 15.0%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Lynda George
Financial aid phone (859) 257-3172

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $9,866 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $20,326 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $519 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,100 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $52 per credit
Room and board $10,729
Books and supplies $900
Miscellaneous expenses N/A

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 66
Teaching assistants 102
Research assistants 205
Other appointments 0

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