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Kentucky State University Student Life

Kentucky State University is on a 916-acre campus in a small town setting in Frankfort, KY, not far from Louisville. Kentucky State University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Kentucky State University also has fraternities and sororities.

Kentucky State University has a thriving Collegiate100. In fact, more students participate in Collegiate100 than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Kentucky State University include Alpha Phi Omega, Drive Our Peer Education (DOPE), Student Ambassadors and Alpha Phi Alpha.

Kentucky State University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming Step Show, Homecoming Fashion Shows and Central State Basketball Games.

Kentucky State University Housing

Kentucky State University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Kentucky State University students live on campus. In 2021, 61% of undergrads at Kentucky State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 38.92% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Kentucky State University. There are 922 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,148 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 882 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Kentucky State University offers coed housing and .

Safety at Kentucky State University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Kentucky State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Kentucky State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Kentucky State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Kentucky State University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Kentucky State University, take Interstate 64 to Frankfort, KY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Blue Grass airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in KY you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Kentucky State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Kentucky State University Students

58%

Women

42%

Men

65%

Full Time

35%

Part Time

47%

In State

53%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

78%

10%

4%

4%

2%

1%

1%

0.24%

0.12%

Undergraduate Students

2,148

Graduate Students

142

Non-Resident / International Students

12

Kentucky State University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,290

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

84%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,140

Out-of-State

$12,990

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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