University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky is a public land-grant research university in Lexington, Kentucky. Founded in 1865 by John Bryan Bowman as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky, the... Wikipedia

  • Former names:  Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky (1865–1908), State University, Lexington, Kentucky (1908–1915), State University of Kentucky (1915–1922)
  • Motto:  "United We Stand, Divided We Fall"
  • Type:  Public land-grant research university
  • Established:  February 22, 1865
  • Academic affiliations:  ORAU, Space-grant
  • Endowment:  $2.1 billion (2021)
  • President:  Eli Capilouto
  • Provost:  Robert S. DiPaola
  • Administrative staff:  14,167 (2018–19)
  • Students:  31,536 (2021–22)
  • Undergraduates:  21,928 (2021–22)
  • Postgraduates:  8,490 (2021–22)
  • Campus:  Large City
  • Other campuses:  Bowling Green, Hazard, Highland Heights, Morehead
  • Colors:  Blue and white
  • Mascot:  The Wildcat, Blue, Scratch
  • Sporting affiliations:  NCAA Division I FBS – SEC, C-USA, GARC
  • Website:  www.uky.edu
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo