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University of Pikeville (UPIKE)

147 Sycamore St, Pikeville, KY

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University of Pikeville, a nonprofit private institution, offers a large number of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Pikeville, KY, the school resides in a rural setting for students to study in. The school's Presbyterian Church affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Nearly 1,300 students enroll at University of Pikeville yearly.

Areas of study offered at University of Pikeville include:

  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Business Administration
  • Nursing
  • Communications
  • Biology

The school maintains an open enrollment policy, admitting all students that meet the basic requirements for admission. Submission of school records, test scores, and letters of recommendations may be needed for certain programs. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $18,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and therefore students should use the school's tuition calculator to identify their cost of attendance. Housing may be available for those who wish to live on-campus for around a cost of $3,500 per year. University of Pikeville may provide financial aid for students who qualify by way of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Athletic programs are available at University of Pikeville through the NAIA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate athletics. Athletic programs available include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division I)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division I)
  • Football (NAIA Division I)
  • Golf (NAIA Division I)

Students should visit the website to get a complete list of areas of study, student services, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the applicants University of Pikeville accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at University of Pikeville is about 2,500, where graduate students make up roughly 12% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $19,000-$23,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • Part time students pay in the range of $790 to $940 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$16,069
Receiving Student Loans69%$6,073
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, University of Pikeville may provide student services including:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of UPIKE is close to 31%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years15%
Graduating in 5 Years9%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2013)
  • Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) Program
    • * Accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (since 2001)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Pikeville is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Mid-South Conference)
  • Basketball (Mid-South Conference)
  • Football (Mid-South Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Bowling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of Pikeville by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    Data Disclaimer

    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact University of Pikeville for official up-to-date information.

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