About Kentucky State University
Kentucky State University (KSU and KYSU) is a public historically black land-grant university in Frankfort, Kentucky. Founded in 1886 as the State Normal School for Colored Persons, and becoming a land-grant college in 1890, KSU was the second state-supported institution of higher learning in Kentucky. In fall 2019, there was a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,029 and a total graduate enrollment of 142.
- Offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, and associate degrees
- 1,349 students
- 0.39 faculty staff per student
- Campus housing available
Notable programs at Kentucky State University
941 students out of 2,078 applicants were accepted into Kentucky State University. They had an average SAT score of 982. 21% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 95% chose to submit their ACT score.
Tuition and costs
In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Kentucky State University was $19,638, while for in-state students it was $8,184. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $20,957.
The average financial aid at Kentucky State University is $9,664. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $9,974 for undergraduate tuition on average.
Financial aid available at Kentucky State University
81% of undergraduate students at Kentucky State University received grants or loans in 2017.
The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.
Average student living expenses at Kentucky State University
The average yearly cost of room and board at Kentucky State University was of $6,690 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300.