A public, land grant university committed to improving lives in all 120 counties of the commonwealth of Kentucky and the world beyond, UK proudly touts its role as the University for Kentucky. Through transformative research, top-ranked
academic programs, an extensive healthcare system, and championship athletic teams, UK plays a critical leadership role in its state, and attracts nearly 30,000 students to the 16 colleges it houses on its one contiguous campus in
Lexington, Kentucky.