Mission

The Office of Admissions’ mission is to recruit, admit, and enroll an eligible, diverse student population regionally, nationally, and internationally.  The Office of Admissions also maintains the integrity of the admissions process; thus, this office ensuring an efficient and systematic evaluation of credentials.  Through multiple recruitment strategies, the Office of Admissions works to ensure that all eligible students have access to higher education.

Vision

The vision of the Office of Admissions is to be a leader among peer institutions in optimizing processes and programs in order to achieve the University’s enrollment goals, true to the liberal arts and 1890 Land Grant Tradition.  We will be the model for campus-wide communication and collaboration.  We will maintain an energetic, creative, and customer-focused environment where diversity is valued and excellence in achievement is recognized.


Find Your Admissions Counselor by County and State

Phil Smith

This individual works with students from the following Kentucky counties:

  • Allen
  • Anderson
  • Ballard
  • Barren
  • Butler
  • Caldwell
  • Calloway
  • Carlisle
  • Christian
  • Crittenden
  • Daviess
  • Edmonson
  • Franklin
  • Fulton
  • Graves
  • Henderson
  • Henry
  • Hickman
  • Hopkins
  • Livingston
  • Lyon
  • Marshall
  • McLean
  • McCracken
  • Muhlenberg
  • Ohio
  • Owen
  • Scott
  • Shelby
  • Simpson
  • Todd
  • Trigg
  • Union
  • Warren
  • Webster
  • Woodford

Out-of-state territories

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • Puerto Rico
  • South Carolina

Ticha Chikuni

This individual works with students from the following Kentucky counties:

  • Breckenridge
  • Bullitt
  • Grayson
  • Hancock
  • Hardin
  • Hart
  • Jefferson
  • Meade
  • Oldham
  • Spencer

Out-of-state territories

  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Iowa
  • Minnesota
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota

Racquel Johnson

This individual works with students from the following Kentucky counties:

  • Adair
  • Boyle
  • Casey
  • Clark
  • Clinton
  • Cumberland
  • Elliott
  • Fayette
  • Garrard
  • Green
  • Irvine
  • Jackson
  • Jessamine
  • LaRue
  • Lee
  • Lincoln
  • Madison
  • Marion
  • McCreary
  • Menifee
  • Mercer
  • Metcalfe
  • Monroe
  • Morgan
  • Nelson
  • Owsley
  • Powell
  • Pulaski
  • Russell
  • Taylor
  • Wayne
  • Wolfe

Out-of-state territories

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Idaho
  • Nevada
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Michigan
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Taisha Bates

This individual works with students from the following Kentucky counties:

  • Bath
  • Boone
  • Bourbon
  • Boyd
  • Bracken
  • Breathitt
  • Campbell
  • Carroll
  • Carter
  • Fleming
  • Floyd
  • Gallatin
  • Grant
  • Greenup
  • Harrison
  • Johnson
  • Kenton
  • Knott
  • Lawrence
  • Letcher
  • Lewis
  • Magoffin
  • Martin
  • Mason
  • Montgomery
  • Nicholas
  • Pendleton
  • Pike
  • Robertson
  • Rowan
  • Trimble

Out-of-state territories

  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Illinois
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Missouri
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia
  • Virginia
  • Montana
  • Nebraska

Rhonda Chinn

This individual works with students from the following Kentucky counties:

  • Harlan
  • Rockcastle
  • Laurel
  • Clay
  • Knox
  • Leslie
  • Whitley
  • Bell
  • Perry