A minimum of 25% of all required semester hours for degree completion must be earned at Kentucky State University. Also, at least one-half of a student’s major field academic requirements must be earned at Kentucky State University.

In order to receive a baccalaureate or an associate degree from Kentucky State University, a student must complete at least 30 of the last 36 or 12 of the last 15 semester credit hours, respectively, at the University.  Courses taken under the Study Abroad program, National Exchange Student program, or as online courses (and for which students pay their tuition to Kentucky State University) are considered as courses taken at the University for purposes of the residency requirement.  Any credit hours taken outside of the University must be taken from another regionally accredited post-secondary institution in accordance with our Transfer Coursework Regulations.