University of Pikeville

147 Sycamore St, Pikeville, United States
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Overview of University of Pikeville

About this school

University of Pikeville, founded in 1889, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 20-acre campus is located in eastern Kentucky.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,559
    • Men:707 (45.3%)
    • Women:852 (54.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Pikeville is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
147 Sycamore Street
City, State, Zip
Pikeville, KY  41501
Phone
(606) 218-5251
Fax
(606) 218-5269
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
100% of 2,299 applicants were admitted
Women
100% of 1,151 applicants were admitted
Men
100% of 1,148 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
409 (18%) of 2,299 admitted students enrolled
Women
184 (16%) of 1,151 admitted students enrolled
Men
225 (20%) of 1,148 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.20
375 And Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
479 average |440-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
4%
• Score 500 - 600
40%
• Score 400 - 500
36%
• Score 300 - 400
20%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
483 average |440-520 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
4%
• Score 500 - 600
36%
• Score 400 - 500
56%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |18-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
22%
• Score 18 - 23
54%
• Score 12 - 17
22%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $20,950 (55.496688741721854%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,800 (20.662251655629138%)
  • Other Expences: - $2,500 (6.622516556291391%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $6,500 (17.218543046357617%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Pikeville accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001980
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
279 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
279 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
279 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
140 (50.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$20,100
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 279 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,081
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 155 (55.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,634
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 159 (57.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,043 (99.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,035 (99.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,035 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
612 (59.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$20,102
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,032 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,433
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 639 (61.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,405
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 463 (44.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
83%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$23,876
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,852

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


65

Part-Time Faculty


40

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


41%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 41% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
378,319

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
308
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Pikeville provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


57.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


17.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


28.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


31.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (20)


  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • History, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (3)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


6,905

Nearest Metropolitan Area


25 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
24.2 average low in January, 81.2 average high in September
Rain
130 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
150 mile(s) from campus in Lexington
Nearest Bus Station
85 mile(s) from campus in Ashland
Nearest Train Station
85 mile(s) from campus in Ashland

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


50% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


50%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Not offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Bear ('Pikey')
School Colors
Black and orange

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Pikeville offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, student government, phi beta lambda, lambda sigma, concert choir, student nurses at upike

Sororities


9% of women participate

Fraternities


8% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,049

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,559
Women
852
Men
707

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.8% Asian
  • 6.4% Black/African-American
  • 0.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 91.1% White
  • 0.0% Unknown

International Students


1.7% from 13 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


776

Student Resources

Study resources