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Beautiful Campus!!

Having graduated at UK in 1982, things have changed over the years but I must say for the better... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Avon, Indiana
Go CATS!!!

What isn't there to love about UK!!! The campus is beautiful and the athletic facilities are some... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Tammy M
Elizabethtown, United States
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Founded in 1865, the University of Kentucky is the largest public university in the state, educating more than 24,000 students each semester. Home of the UK Wildcats. Walking tours are available.
101 Main Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0001
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

Having graduated at UK in 1982, things have changed over the years but I must say for the better. The campus is more beautiful than it was back in the day.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

What isn't there to love about UK!!! The campus is beautiful and the athletic facilities are some of the best around. My son loves studying and playing baseball here!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tammy M
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Attended University of Kentucky 1968 class reunion which included Keeneland and tailgating for the Homecoming football game against Vandy!! WE WON! Kroger Football Stadium is amazing!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We were sightseeing around Lexington and drove all through the University of Kentucky campus. It's very pretty.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

My daughter attended gymnastics camp here. She loved it and loved the campus. The dorms are nice, clean and very modern!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Visited UK campus a week before student move in week so we had it all to ourselves. Hot summer day so the many trees were a respite from the heat. The buildings are all brick and each one unique and detailed. Our granddaughter loved the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NorCal-traveler08
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We had a great tour! Super organized even though it was move in day and the campus was BUSY! We saw a dorm room which was cool and gave you an actual idea. UK has the largest Starbucks in KY. We also got a 25%...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jillspain
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I both have friends that work at UK (and we both work in higher ed) so stopping to see a different campus was great. My colleague took us over to the new student recreation center, and it’s beautiful. The bookstore is insane...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fabreeze131
Reviewed 18 June 2018

University of Kentucky campus is one of the best campuses that I have been in. I attended UK for 6 years during my PhD. Everything you need is close by. Transportation on campus is free and available most of the time.The campus is really safe....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Yasir A
Reviewed 5 May 2018

My wife is a UK Graduate and we took an extra day in Lexington for her to show me campus. It was a beautiful campus, with lots of green space and places for student to enjoy the nice weather. There are a lot of very...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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14 March 2018|
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Response from Lalapuj | Reviewed this property |
There's a parking lot across the street from the main campus with a bridge that connects you to campus. I would recommend going to the Lexington visitors center. They have maps of all locations. They also orient freshman to... More
28 January 2018|
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Response from Thither47 | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website. Not only do they schedule visits which include guided tours, they also have self guided tours that you can download. If you want to get into the basketball facility your best bet is a guided tour. A... More
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Response from kyfishing | Reviewed this property |
visit the Arboretum and check out the library too. Since you are coming in from out of town it sounds like I would also check out some of the local eats.