Wildcat Life

The University of Kentucky can provide you with a world-class education, filled with the possibility of new ideas and learning experiences that will prepare you for the future. But life on campus also offers plenty of other experiences beyond what takes place solely in a classroom.

Get involved in one of the many engineering student organizations to further explore the profession, participate in service activities, or just to socialize. Attend weekly seminars and presentations from world renowned speakers. Cheer on one of UK’s 21 men’s and women’s collegiate athletic teams. Visit the UK Art museum or enjoy concerts and theater performances by our highly regarded School of Music including the acclaimed UK Opera Theatre.

The University of Kentucky is committed to fostering and perpetuating a safe, supportive and nurturing scholarly environment that honors and respects people with varied human characteristics, ideas and world views.

Lexington and the Bluegrass Region

Famous for its horse farms, bourbon distilleries, breathtaking scenery and more, Lexington is the home of the University of Kentucky. Located in the region of the Commonwealth known as the Bluegrass, this dynamic city of more than 300,000 people is routinely recognized as one of the top college towns in the nation due to its quality of life, economic development through high-tech start-ups, employment opportunities, and more. Lexington offers a vibrant arts and cultural scene with outstanding restaurants, craft breweries, intimate coffee houses, museums, parks, concerts and the performing arts. Outdoor adventurers can enjoy hiking, biking, rock climbing, and water sports. Lexington’s moderate climate allows you to enjoy all four seasons without extended periods of extreme heat or cold. With a cost of living 4.2% below the national average, Lexington has something for everyone. You can find more information on Lexington and the Bluegrass Region by visiting www.visitlex.com.