Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison David Tedder
Submission Date Feb. 3, 2012
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STARS v1.0

University of Kentucky
PAE-10: Affordability and Access Programs

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Larry Crouch
Student Services Director
Student Affairs
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Does the institution have policies and programs in place to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s participation in federal TRIO programs:

Yes, Office of Student Support Services provides these type of services.


A brief description of the institution’s policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students?:
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A brief description of the institution’s programs to equip the institution's faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:

Yes, mentoring, social cultural programming, CARES{Center for Academic Resources Services}, Diversity Education and Community Building and others provide this type of help


A brief description of the institution’s programs to prepare students from low-income backgrounds for higher education:

Yes, mentoring, CARES{Center for Academic Resources Services}, Diversity Education and Community Building, ML King Center and others assist with this.


A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:

For the 2010-2011 academic year 555 students received $1.566 million in need-based scholarships administered by the Office of Student Financial. The average award was $2,822. The scholarships are based on financial need and academic merit. Students apply for the scholarships by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


A brief description of the institution’s programs to guide parents of low-income students through the higher education experience:

Assistance through UG Admission Office, Come See For Yourself Program and others.


A brief description of the institution’s targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:

Yes, for example the Robinson Scholars program, which supports students from eastern Kentucky who may be experiencing economic, cultural or institutional impediments to attending UK.


A brief description of the institution’s other admissions policies and programs:
A brief description of the institution’s other financial aid polices or programs:
A brief description of the institution’s other policies and programs not covered above:
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The website URL where information about programs in each of the areas listed above is available:

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