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University of Pikeville Student Life

University of Pikeville is on a 25-acre campus in a small town setting in Pikeville, KY. University of Pikeville has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

University of Pikeville does not have fraternities or sororities.

University of Pikeville has a thriving Student Government. In fact, more students participate in Student Government than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of Pikeville include Phi Beta Lambda, Lambda Sigma, Concert Choir and Student Nurses at UPIKE.

University of Pikeville students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Founders Day.

University of Pikeville Housing

University of Pikeville offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

The majority of University of Pikeville students live on campus. In 2021, 53% of undergrads at University of Pikeville lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 47% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Pikeville. There are 599 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,384 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 569 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 25% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of Pikeville offers coed housing and .

University of Pikeville Athletics

At University of Pikeville there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Pikeville:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Archery NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Bowling NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Club Teamsheerleading NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Golf NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Swimming And Diving Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Safety at University of Pikeville

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.

University of Pikeville is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to University of Pikeville

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 University of Pikeville, take U.S. Highway 23 to Pikeville, 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 University of Pikeville's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

University of Pikeville Students

52%

Women

48%

Men

76%

Full Time

22%

Part Time

79%

In State

21%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

82%

12%

2%

1%

1%

1%

1%

Undergraduate Students

1,384

Graduate Students

887

Non-Resident / International Students

19

University of Pikeville 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
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,271

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$22,650

Out-of-State

$22,650

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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