Dr. Raymond BurseWelcome to Kentucky State University. Located in Frankfort, the state’s capital city, KSU has a 130-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. Whether you are a new freshman or a transfer, graduate or adult student, we work to provide the best academic, leadership and social opportunities possible.

We are committed to helping our students achieve academic mastery and personal fulfillment. KSU has dozens of challenging academic programs across a wide variety of disciplines. Student organizations, sports and cultural events provide opportunities for self-discovery and developing leadership skills. Community-service activities and internships further enhance the knowledge and skills to successfully meet the challenges of life, work and community.

I hope you will explore our website to learn more about the excellent academic programs we offer, as well as the many services and activities we have available for our students, alumni, partners and friends. The Kentucky State University community looks forward to hearing from you, and we would very much like to meet you on campus.


Raymond M. Burse