About Us

Photo of Ezra Gillis Building, home of the administrative offices of the UK Graduate School

The mission of the Graduate School is to promote excellence at all levels of graduate education at the University of Kentucky. By encouraging and supporting the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge in an environment of diversity and interdisciplinary cooperation, the Graduate School aides graduate programs in preparing students as future leaders of the global society in research, teaching, applied science, creative production, policy making, and public service.