- Newsweek, 2024
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Yes! Online students in degree-earning programs (not certificate programs) are eligible for the same financial aid as in-person students. Students should fill out a FAFSA form each year to see what they qualify for, and utilize UK’s online scholarship database once admitted to apply for scholarships.
This depends on the class and/or program. Most online programs don’t have prescribed class times- just review the material and submit assignments according to the course syllabus. A few programs/courses may require infrequent or regular video conference calls/lectures that you will know about in advance.
No. All degrees are conferred by the University of Kentucky. There is no statement of “online” on your diploma or your transcripts.
The University of Kentucky is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, educational specialist, and doctorate degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels.Why Accreditation is Important