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Colleges / University of Pikeville

University of Pikeville

Pikeville, KY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate80%
Acceptance Rate80%

University of Pikeville Student Life

University of Pikeville is on a 25-acre campus in the small town setting of Pikeville, KY.

University of Pikeville Student Activities

There are many activities and organizations for University of Pikeville students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, and more.

Interested in Greek life? University of Pikeville does not have fraternities or sororities.

University of Pikeville has the Student Government. In fact, more students participate in the 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.

The University of Pikeville community comes together each year for Homecoming and Founders Day.

Does University of Pikeville Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at University of Pikeville.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes No special consideration for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 51%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 588
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 513
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 47%

University of Pikeville offers on-campus 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 2022, 51% 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 588 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,368 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 513 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.

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 university, funding, and competition 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 Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Archery NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Bowling NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cheerleading 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

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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

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 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

Keep Reading About University of Pikeville

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University of Pikeville Students

53%

Women

47%

Men

71%

Full Time

29%

Part Time

76%

In State

24%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

82%

10%

3%

2%

1%

1%

1%

0.20%

Undergraduate Students

1,368

Graduate Students

900

Non-Resident / International Students

30

University of Pikeville Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
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Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,268

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

80%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$23,150

Out-of-State

$23,150

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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