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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.


12+ 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


For the eighth year in a row, the University of Kentucky Intercollegiate Debate Team is ranked in the top 16 nationally as they enter the National Debate Tournament. The partnership of David Griffith and Austin Kiihnl received a coveted first-round automatic bid to the National Debate Tournament. Kentucky has received a first-round bid each of the past eight years, which ties a UK record (1984-1991). This is UK’s 30th first round bid and marks 50 years of qualifying for the national tournament.

UK freshman awarded prestigious national aerospace fellowship

University of Kentucky freshman Lordina Mensah recently became the university's first student to be accepted into the Patti Grace Smith Fellowship, a nationally competitive aerospace fellowship program.

Kids and online gaming: How much is too much?

Technology is engrained in our daily lives. We use it to learn and to work, and many use it for play. Today’s children use the internet for almost everything, so why shouldn’t they safely enjoy it? Being informed about your child’s game play will help in understanding how much is too much versus just the right amount.

CI professor receives 2023 Great Teacher Award

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association celebrated the six recipients of its annual Great Teacher Award  Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Central Bank Center in Lexington. 


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