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ӶƵ State offers something for everyone with various ways to learn, grow and get involved on our ӶƵ, Kentucky main campus, our regional campuses, or online. We encourage big dreams and support every student in pursuit of their passions. You're the hero of your own unique college story, and ӶƵ State is proud to help you tell it. Together, with the foundation of Racer traditions and a community spirit like no other behind you, ӶƵ State will prepare you for your next chapter.

We are storytellers.
We are family.
We are Racers.


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Our academic colleges and schools offer 148 programs to prepare you for success.
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From physics to music and accounting to nursing, ӶƵ State offers 148 ways to help you become what - and who - you want to be. Our academic programs are organized by seven focused colleges, schools and centers for learning dedicated to helping you achieve your dreams.

Whether you are a First Time Freshman, Transfer, Graduate, International student or wanting to earn your degree online - we've got you covered. Regardless of where your journey has taken you or where it's going in the future, you'll enjoy individual attention, small classes and unique hands-on opportunities during your college experience. The ӶƵ State faculty are educational innovators who will support you every step of the way, so get started on your journey today.

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Erin  Carrico

"My masters degree from ӶƵ allowed me to grow and be a better leader in my career. I was prepared to communicate and resolve conflict in my interpersonal relationships on the daily."

Erin Carrico, '09Executive Director, ӶƵ Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
Bricyn Johnson

"I love that ӶƵ State makes it easy to get involved on campus... There truly is a place for everyone, and each day I am learning more and more about the value of our Racer community."

Bricyn Johnsonfrom St. Louis, Missouri
Angie and Scott Gordon

"With every visit that we made to campus, everyone was so inviting and so welcoming. It created a very warm feeling and made us very comfortable to send our son to ӶƵ State."

Angie & Scott Gordonfrom Bowling Green, Kentucky
CHA group 2024

Commonwealth Honors Academy celebrates the program’s 24th year

The ӶƵ State University Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is a challenging three-week enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year of high school.

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