About University of Kentucky:

The University of Kentucky (UK) is a public co-educational university in Lexington, Kentucky. Founded in 1865 by John Bryan Bowman as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky, the university is one of the state's two land-grant universities (the other being Kentucky State University), and the largest college or university in the state, with 30,720 students as of Fall 2015. The institution comprises 16 colleges, a graduate school, 93 undergraduate programs, 99 master programs, 66 doctoral programs, and four professional programs. The University of Kentucky has fifteen libraries on campus. The largest is the William T. Young Library, a federal depository, hosting subjects related to social sciences, humanities, and life sciences collections.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 121 156 159 175 194 206 208 215 232 233 252 261 264

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 100 130 127 115 97 142 146 150 185 187 189 217
Engineering 217 229 247 229 247 228 245 285 - 301-350 301-350 301-350
Life Sciences 110 127 124 125 133 132 138 164 172 182 189 205
Medicine 144 140 158 160 172 163 170 190 189 199 212 213
Natural Sciences 204 226 246 287 - - - - - 351-400 401-450 351-400
Social Sciences 79 97 76 97 96 113 133 143 128 145 137 134

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - 75 97 147 128 137 134 154 145 148
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 212
Chemical Engineering 144 146 156 194 232 252 277 - 301-350 351-400
Chemistry 249 253 250 256 281 - - 301-350 301-350 351-400
Civil Engineering 194 260 272 246 240 282 - - 351-400 401-450
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 217
Computer Science 233 278 231 267 - - - 301-350 266 212
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 198
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - - 351-400 351-400 301-350
Environment / Ecology - 253 230 211 235 274 271 261 299 -
Geosciences - - - - - - - 300 - -
Immunology - - - - - - - - - 270
Materials Science 202 171 182 195 213 249 270 281 279 293
Mathematics 280 263 254 285 223 277 - 256 265 257
Mechanical Engineering 276 222 233 256 - 283 275 - 301-350 277
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - 209
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 237
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 139
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 45 51 82 105 117 125 116 141
Physics 259 271 - - - - - 401-450 401-450 401-450
Plant & Animal Science - 108 122 114 95 87 132 138 114 124
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 139
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 132
Space Science - - - - - - - - - -