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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


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.

3 CI students named 2023-24 Alumni Ambassadors

The UK Alumni Association announced the selection of 33 students who will serve as Alumni Ambassadors for the 2023-2024 academic year. As official student hosts of the University of Kentucky, Alumni Ambassadors promote the university at numerous events in partnership between the Office of the President, Office of Philanthropy and the UK Alumni Association.  

ISC student designs logo for the 49th annual AEJMC Southeast Colloquium

Ben Johnson (ISC, 2023) designed a logo featuring iconic Kentucky symbols for the upcoming 49th Annual AEJMC Southeast Colloquium, scheduled to take place from March 7-9, 2024, on the University of Kentucky’s campus. 

College of Communication and Information, Gatton College of Business and Economics empower entrepreneurial thinking

The University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information (CI) and the Gatton College of Business and Economics are excited to announce collaborative initiatives related to entrepreneurial thinking.


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Cathy Black '85
Media Arts and Studies, formerly Telecommunications

CBS News, Senior Producer, Broadcast Marketing

Rayleigh Deaton

Kyra Hunting
School of Journalism and Media, Research, Graduate Program in Communication

Assistant Professor

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