University of Pikeville

Pikeville, KY

The University of Pikeville says, "The University of Pikeville is the leading higher education institution of Central Appalachia. Founded in 1889, UPIKE remains steadfast in our commitment to preparing students for the future while creating intellectual, cultural and economic opportunities for Appalachia. Maintaining our commitment to Christian principles, UPIKE recognizes the infinite worth of each person, respecting a variety of religious expressions." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.upike.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,560
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:17%
  • Tuition & Fees:$20,338 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but mot required, to fulfill the "Humanities and Fine Arts" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "History" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is one of four areas of the "Social Science" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    University of Pikeville uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/03/2019

C

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