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Ranking of University of Kentucky

University Ranking

The University of Kentucky is ranked #133 nationally by US News & World Report and is among the top 200 universities in the country. If US News & World Report releases its global rankings once more, the University of Kentucky will climb 9 positions to #358, up from its previous rating of 2020. These rankings are based on academic performance, course evaluations, and admissions of the University. The University of Kentucky is ranked between 401 and 500 by THE for the year 2021. This rank range hasn't changed for three years in a row, from 2019 to 2021. THE has given the University of Kentucky an average ranking across all categories, including citations (56.7), industry income (39.5), worldwide view (30.8), and others.

However, QS does not adjust its ranking of the University of Kentucky from its place in the rankings for the year 2020, placing it in the range of 601-650. The University of Kentucky received an average score for the ranking criterion by QS, which includes citations (32.6), faculty-student ratio (24.3), employer reputation (16.6), academic reputation (11.5), and no total score because the institution did not rank among the top 500.


Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings301-400301-400301-400301-400NA
QS - World University Ranking551-600551-600601-650601-650651-700
THE (Times Higher Education) - University RankingNA401-500401-500401-500501-600
US News & World Report - Global Universities330349349358348
US News & World Report - National University Ranking147147132133127



Course Ranking

In 16 schools and colleges, including those for law, engineering, nursing, social sciences, education, medicine, science, business & economics, etc., the University of Kentucky offers 200 courses. Business and engineering courses at the University of Kentucky are among the best. For the year 2021, US News & World Report ranks the undergraduate business school at #67 and the graduate business school at #77. The University of Kentucky's PG Business & Economics courses are ranked between 301 and 400 for 2021 by THE, while QS places the university's Global MBA programme in the range of 151-200.

While US News & World Report ranks different PG Engineering & Technology specialisations for 2021, including Chemical Engineering at #66, Civil Engineering at #75, Mechanical Engineering at #81, Biomedical Engineering at #84, etc., THE ranks PG Engineering & Technology courses in the range of 401-500 for the year 2021, the University of Kentucky's PG Computers courses are ranked by THE in the 301–400 range for the year 2021.

Ranking for Business Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
Bloomberg - Best Business School USA8986NA83NA
QS - Global MBA201-250201-250201-250151-200201-250
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and EconomicsNA251-300301-400301-400501-600
US News & World Report - Graduate Business School8967NA7783
US News & World Report - UG Business6262666764


Ranking for Engineering Courses
Ranked By2019202020212022
QS - Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering Rankings451-500451-500401-450NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Engineering and Technology301-400401-500401-500301-400
US News & World Report - Biomedical Engineering PGNANA8481
US News & World Report - Chemical Engineering PGNANA6673
US News & World Report - Civil Engineering PGNANA7578
US News & World Report - Electrical Engineering PGNANA8799
US News & World Report - Mechanical Engineering PGNANA8183


Ranking for Computers Courses
Ranked By2019202020212022
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computers401-500301-400301-400401-500


Ranking for Science Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Mathematics Rankings151-200301-400NA301-400NA
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Physics Rankings401-500401-500401-500401-500NA
QS - Pharmacy & Pharmacology Rankings151-20051-10051-10051-100NA
QS - Physics and Astronomy Rankings451-500501-550451-500501-550NA
QS - QS - Biological Sciences Rankings251-300301-350301-350351-400NA
QS - QS - Mathematics RankingsNANA451-500451-500NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences RankingsNA301-400401-500401-500401-500
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Psychology RankingsNA251-300251-300251-300301-400


Ranking for Humanities Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Political Sciences Rankings101-150101-15076-10076-100NA
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Sociology Ranking76-10076-10051-75151-200NA
QS - Communication and Media Studies RankingsNA151-200NA151-200NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts & Humanities RankingsNA401-500401-500401-500401-500


Ranking for Medicine Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Nursing Rankings51-7551-7551-75101-150NA
QS - QS - Medicine Rankings351-400351-400351-400351-400NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Clinical and Health RankingsNA401-500301-400301-400301-400
US News & World Report - Best Graduate Medical Schools71NANA8193-123


Ranking for Law Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Law Ranking151-200101-15051-7551-75NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Law RankingsNA126-150126-150151-175176-200
US News & World Report - Best Graduate Law Schools57NANA7081



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Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about University of Kentucky
Where is University of Kentucky located?
University of Kentucky is located in Lexington, USA
How much does it cost to study in University of Kentucky?
The average first year cost to study in University of Kentucky is INR 3809144
What is the acceptance rate for University of Kentucky?
University of Kentucky has an acceptance rate of 12.5%
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