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Shaping Passions Into Professions
Shaping Passions Into Professions

We launch critical and innovative thinkers, creators and doers.

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We Build Community within the College and beyond; Converge and Collaborate across disciplines to leverage our breadth; Empower and Transform members of our community to foster their success; Excel through our intellectual leadership; and Engage and Partner with our constituents and peers.


20+ Degree Programs

Our degree programs and cutting-edge curriculum will challenge you to find your passion. Our staff of professional advisors and dedicated faculty will give you the hands-on, industry experience you need to turn your passion into your profession and graduate world-ready.

96% of Students Receive Financial Aid

96% of first-time, full-time undergraduates at the University of Kentucky received some type of financial aid. We have need- and merit-based scholarships for all majors and all grade classifications within the College.

15+ Student Involvement Opportunities

Students can choose to get involved in an organization that aligns with their major or something else entirely. Whatever you are passionate about, we have an involvement opportunity for that.

Our Intercollegiate Debate Team is nationally-ranked.

The Kentucky Kernel is an Associated Collegiate Press Top 100 Pacemaker Award winner.

Visit our Getting Involved page for a full list of involvement opportunities in the College of Communication and Information.

Featured News


When Ethan Jackson decided to pursue the Innovation and Entrepreneurial Thinking (iNET) certificate, he didn’t know the long-term impact that the program would have on his professional development.

UK School of Journalism and Media places 10th in nation in Hearst Intercollegiate Photojournalism Contest

The University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Media in the College of Communication and Information earned 10th place in the 2023-24 Hearst Intercollegiate Photojournalism Contest. 

Nominations sought for 2024 James Madison Award

The University of Kentucky Scripps Howard First Amendment Center is accepting nominations for its James Madison Award, which honors a Kentuckian who is a champion of the First Amendment. The center, in the College of Communication and Information's School of Journalism and Media, is accepting nominations to recognize those whose contributions protect or expand First Amendment freedoms.

779 College of Communication and Information students named to Spring 2024 Dean’s List

779 College of Communication and Information students were named to the Dean’s List for their outstanding academic achievement during the Spring 2024 semester. The 779 students on the list account for more than one third of all current CI students. 


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310C Lucille Little Library

310C Lucille Little Library

South Lawn (behind The 90)



Dana Canedy '88

Library Science (MS)

Erika Engstrom
School of Journalism and Media, Research, Diversity and Inclusion, Graduate Program in Communication

Director, School of Journalism and Media

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