University of Pikeville

country rank  1614
world rank  5841

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University Overview

Established in 1889, University of Pikeville is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Pikeville (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Kentucky. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. University of Pikeville (UPIKE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 129 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UPIKE also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UPIKE
Founded 1889
Motto Prospiciam Ad Montes
Look to the Mountains
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address 147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville (population range: 2,500-9,999)
41501 Kentucky
United States
T +1 (606) 218 5250
F +1 (606) 218 5269

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville 41501-1194
+1 (606) 218 5251
866 232 7700

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) - www.pcusa.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Pikeville's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation

Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018