University of Pikeville

Pikeville, KY 41501
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University of Pikeville is one of the twenty-six private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Kentucky. The campus is located in Pikeville town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,336 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 279 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 159 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 57%). Every year 30% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of Pikeville's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $20,188, and fees were $150. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $20,188 and $150 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students2,336
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate57%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 23
Bachelor's degree 1 7
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 94.9%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1931 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
01/01/2013 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT880 to 1060
ACT18 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Considered but not required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$841/credit
In State Students$841/credit
Out of State Students$841/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$411/credit
In State Students$411/credit
Out of State Students$411/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $37,845 $37,845 $37,845
ADN 70 $58,870 $58,870 $58,870
BSN 125 $105,125 $105,125 $105,125
FNP 50 $20,550 $20,550 $20,550
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of University of Pikeville's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 67% $4,997
Other Federal Grant 8% $1,446
State Grant & Scholarships 78% $5,355
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 98% $10,780
Federal Student Loans 95% $6,645
Private Loans 2% $10,825


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$16,251
$30,001 to $48,000$16,866
$48,001 to $75,000$20,512
$75,001 to $110,000$20,584
Over $110,000$23,944

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kentucky state board of nursing.
University of Pikeville
147 Sycamore St
Pikeville, KY 41501

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