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How to Apply

Applying to the University of Kentucky Extended Campus Program in Paducah is easy! Follow these steps to get started. If you need help at any time you can always reach us using the contact information below.


  1. Apply to UK
  2. Apply to WKCTC
  3. UK COE 2020-21 Scholarship Application
  4. Apply for WKCTC Scholarship
  5. The regular UK application fee is waived for Paducah students. You will need to select “Paducah Campus” under the Special Programs section of the UK application.
  6. Send an official copy of your high school transcript to UK and WKCTC. Official transcripts must be signed and stamped by a high school official.
  7. Send your ACT scores to UK. Test scores must be sent directly from the testing agency and can be requested at www.act.org.
  8. Remember that students applying to UK Paducah are dual-enrolled with WKCTC and need to complete the WKCTC scholarship application by their deadline in order to be eligible for their numerous scholarships. Their deadline is March 1st.
  9. Schedule an appointment to visit UK Paducah. 

Transfer applicants with previous college work:

Students who wish to apply to the UK College of Engineering at Paducah with previous college work must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better for all work attempted and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better at the last college attended. For further information, please contact us.

If you have questions about the UK's transfer process please visit the Transfer Student FAQs page. Or contact ukp-admissions@uky.edu.

You may mail official transcripts to:
University of Kentucky College of Engineering
Paducah Campus
P.O. Box 7380
Paducah, KY 42002-7380