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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


KRNL Lifestyle and Fashion and the Kentucky Kernel won the most first-place awards in recent Kernel Media history for their work during the 2022-23 school year.

Students, coaches reflect on 2023 Picture Kentucky Workshop

The University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Media, housed in the College of Communication and Information, hosted the annual Picture Kentucky Photojournalism Workshop on Oct. 11-14 in Frankfort, Kentucky.

CI classes welcome global perspectives and diverse voices

On Oct.10, 2023, three guest speakers from across the globe shared their insights about integrated strategic communication, information communication technology and journalism, each focusing on the representation of either global perspectives or historically marginalized voices. 

Kroger Co.’s Erin Rolfes delivers 2023 James C. Bowling Executive-in-Residence Lecture

Erin Rolfes, director of corporate communications and media relations for The Kroger Co., delivered the 2023 James C. Bowling Executive-in-Residence Lecture. the event marked the Bowling Lecture Series’ 24th anniversary.


Upcoming Events


Rupp Arena

330A Gatton Student Center



Rick Maynard '89

Senior Manager, Public Relations and Corporate Communications, Tempur Sealy

Lauryn Haas

Daniela DiGiacomo
School of Information Science, Research

Assistant Professor

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