About University of Kentucky
The University of Kentucky, also known as UK, is a public co-educational university. It was founded in 1865 by John Bowman as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky.
The university is the largest in the Commonwealth of Kentucky by enrollment, with 28,094 students as of Fall 2011, and is also the highest ranked research university in the state, according to U.S. News and World Report. Currently, it has 20,099 undergraduate students with an additional 7,127 graduate students.