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Kentucky State University

Kentucky State University
400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601

Official telephone: (502) 597-6000
Fax number: (502) 597-6239
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Total undergraduates: 1,610
Full-time undergraduates: 1,204
Part-time undergraduates: 406
Total graduate students: 142
Full-time graduate students: 73
Part-time graduate students: 69
Degree seeking undergraduate student breakdown:
0.4% American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
80.8% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2.1% Hispanic/Latino
8.0% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
0.8% Nonresident Alien
3.0% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown

Campus size: 916 acres
Nearest major city: Louisville

Institution offers housing: yes
Housing types (% in housing type, if given):
  • coed dorms
  • women's dorms
Percent of freshmen who live in school housing: 4%
Percent of students who live in school housing: 65%
Percent of students who live off campus: 35%

Every student is required to lease or own a computer: no
Computer equipment is provided in: computer center/lab(s)
Total number of microcomputers available to students: 142
Other computer facilities/services: student bill-pay, address verification, ability to accept financial aid awards
School has a library on campus: yes

Additional services offered:
placement service, health service
Counseling services:
career, psychological
Career placement services:
interest inventory, on-campus job interviews, resumé assistance, alumni services, interview training, Job fairs are available to students through the career center.

Student activities:
student newspaper
Other student organizations, musical groups, activities, and committees:
Collegiate100; Alpha Phi Omega; Drive Our Peer Education (DOPE); Student Ambassadors; Alpha Phi Alpha

Athletic conference memberships: NCAA Division 2

Sports offered Scholarships? Athletic Assoc.
Men's baseballyes 
Men's baseball NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Men's basketball NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Men's basketballyes 
Men's cross-country running NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Men's cross-country runningyes 
Men's footballyes 
Men's football NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Men's golfyes 
Men's golf NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Men's track and fieldyes 
Men's track and field NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Men's volleyball NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Men's volleyballyes 
Women's basketball NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Women's basketballyes 
Women's cheerleadingyes 
Women's cross-country runningyes 
Women's cross-country running NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Women's softball NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Women's softballyes 
Women's track and fieldyes 
Women's track and field NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Women's volleyball NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Women's volleyballyes 

Intramural/Recreational sports:
baseball; basketball; cheerleading; football; golf; softball; volleyball; track and field; cross-country running

Nearest international airport: Blue Grass

Percent of graduates who enter job market in field related to major: 15% within six months of graduation

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