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Dr. Raymond Burse

Welcome to Kentucky State University. Located in Frankfort, the state’s capital city, KSU has a more than 125-year tradition of educating students to make a difference in the world.

Our primary focus is attracting and educating talented students by having a dedicated staff and faculty with the diverse backgrounds and experiences to deliver on that commitment.

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Kentucky State University provides a comprehensive education that will not only provide a degree, but will prepare you for a lifetime of learning. Small classes and accessible faculty make Kentucky State a great place to learn and grow. KSU offers its students a wide variety of great degree options.

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KSU Aquaponic And UPike Poultry Innovations Capture First Prizes At Alltech Competition

In a battle of brains amongst seven Kentucky universities in the 2015 Alltech Innovation Competition, it was Kentucky State University and the University of Pikeville who emerged as victors, respectively capturing the undergraduate and graduate first place designations. Each team won $10,000, the amount with which Dr. Pearse Lyons founded Alltech, now a $1 billion company operating in 128 countries.

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Kentucky State University Named as a Finalist in the 2015 RETOOL YOUR SCHOOL Campus Improvement Grant Program

Kentucky State University has been announced as a finalist in The Home Depot’s 2015 RETOOL YOUR SCHOOL Campus Improvement Grant Program. Designed to reinvigorate HBCUs, finalists are competing for $255,000 in grants for on-campus improvements and are now asking their communities and the public to help them win. The voting closes April 20, 2015.  During this period, supporters can visit www.retoolyourschool.com to vote. Supporters can also capture votes for their school by using #KentuckyState_RYS15 on their social media channels. Each use of a school’s Retool Your School designated hashtag counts as one social media vote.

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