University of Pikeville

country rank  1494
world rank  5249

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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 (EduListing 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 131 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.

University Identity

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

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Pikeville's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Osteopathic Association AOA-Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020