Combine a rich Southern heritage and hospitality with modern cities offering nightlife and a world-famous horse race, and you have the Commonwealth of Kentucky. From east to west, Kentucky colleges and universities may appeal to students seeking a high quality undergraduate or graduate education. Louisville, to the west, offers residents outstanding cultural outlets along with the annual Kentucky Derby. The Jefferson National Forest and, to the east, Lexington horse country and its rolling green hills provides outdoor recreational opportunities galore.
With more than 31 public and 45 private colleges and universities, Kentucky offers educational diversity and degree options. The University of Kentucky, located in Lexington, offers graduate and undergraduate degree and research opportunities to Kentuckians as well as students from around the world. Across state, the University of Louisville continues to combine high quality education on a city campus covering 287-acres.