The University of Kentucky (known as UK) is a public, co-educational, university located in Lexington, Kentucky, USA.

The University is regularly listed among top institutions in many categories by national publications.


- Rated 51st among part-time MBA programs in the US News' 2011 edition of "Best Graduate Schools".

- 16th for Rehabilitation Counseling program (public institutions), U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Graduate Schools" 2010. The Martin School of Public Policy and Administration is rated 32nd for master's program (public and private institutions).

- 55th in the US News Law School Ranking 2010.

- Placed among the world top 500 institutions by QS World University Rankings™ (2009).

- 30th for Computer Science (public and private institutions), Academic Analytics, 2009.

- 5th for Cultural Geography Program, Professional Geographer, 2009.

- In 2008 The Lexington Herald-Leader reported that Forbes Magazine ranked UK number 468 (out of 569 colleges surveyed) on its list of "America's Best Colleges 2008".

- The public finance and budgeting program is rated 4th in the U.S.News & World Report, "America's Best Graduate Schools," 2008.

- 31st for number of new freshman National Merit Scholars (public institutions), National Merit Scholarship Corp., 2008.

- Rated 36th among public universities and 54th among public and private universities (Source: National Science Foundation annual survey on research expenditures, FY 07).

- According to the Academic Analytics, Faculty Scholarly Activity Index, 2007, UK is ranked:
  - 1st for Clinical Psychology Program
  - 3rd for Anatomy Program
  - 4th for Plant Pathology Program
  - 4th for Pharmaceutical Sciences doctoral program
  - 5th for Plant Sciences
  - 6th for Gerontology Program
  - 7th for Plant Physiology
  - 7th for Hispanic Studies
  - 9th for Entomology
  - 9th for Nutrition Program
  - 10th for Agricultural Sciences Research

- UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital was ranked among the nation's top 15 major academic medical centers by Solucient, 2007.

- 17th for Family Medicine, 18th for Rural Health Program (USNWR 2006).

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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