Incoming Freshman

  • To apply to the University of Kentucky as a first-time, undergraduate student, visit the UK Admission Application where you will find the various applications you can complete.
  • If you are an incoming international student, follow the instructions for a Transcript Evaluation

Transfer Students

Admission to the Major

  • Entrance Requirements
    • Students who are a pre-human nutrition or pre-dietetics major can apply for major status when they have completed the DHN pre-major courses (BIO 148, CHE 105, CHE 107, CHE 111, CHE 113, DHN 212, and DHN 241) with a pre-major GPA of 2.8 or higher;
    • Pre-dietetics majors must also have a cumulative GPA of 2.4 or higher.
  • Application Process
  • Application Deadlines:
    • September 15th to be considered for Fall admission
    • February 15th to be considered for Spring admission
    • July 15th to be considered for Summer admission
  • Exploratory Courses:
    • DHN 101: Human Nutrition and Wellness, 3 credits
    • DHN 212: Introductory Nutrition (section for non-majors), 3 credits