Listed below are some of the frequently asked questions about Admissions at Kentucky State University.

What are the admissions requirements?

2.5 GPA and 18 ACT or SAT 960 SAT (Math and Reading)

Do you have fraternities and sororities?

Eight nationally-recognized Greek organizations are represented here on the campus of KSU. They are as follows, there are four fraternities: Alpha Phi Alpha Inc, Kappa Alpha Psi Inc, Phi Beta Sigma Inc, Iota Phi Theta Inc and Omega Psi Phi Inc. and four sororities: Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc, Sigma Gamma Rho Inc, Zeta Phi Beta Inc, and Delta Sigma Theta Inc. KSU also has about 30 academic and social organizations.

How large is KSU’s campus?

The campus has a 308-acre main campus; 38 buildings, including seven residence halls and a 204-acre Research Farm.

What type of sports do you have?

KSU is a Division II school. We participate in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. We have football, baseball, softball, volleyball, golf, men’s and women’s basketball, track and cross country.

Do you have co-ed dorms on campus?

Yes; however, two of the dormitories on campus are all female dorms.

Are freshmen guaranteed housing?

Yes, after you are admitted to the University, you will be asked to complete a housing application and return it with a $310.00 deposit before May 1st.

How do I apply for Financial Aid?

Are first time freshman allowed to bring a car?


Local directions and lodging for Kentucky State University

From the West

  • I-64 East towards Frankfort
  • Take exit 58 onto Highway 127 to Frankfort
  • Turn right onto Highway 676 East West Connector (at the third traffic light)
  • Turn left onto Martin Luther King Drive (at the second traffic light)
  • Continue straight onto campus via the west entrance

From the East

  • I-64 West towards Frankfort
  • Take Exit 58 and continue right onto Versailles Road
  • Turn left onto Highway 676 East West Connection (at the third traffic light)
  • Turn right onto Martin Luther King Drive (at the second traffic light)
  • Continue straight onto campus via the west entrance
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  • Is the New Student Orientation mandatory?

    Yes, students must complete 1 New Student Orientation prior to registering for your courses. New Student Orientation provides an overview of important policies, procedures, and resources.