The University of Kentucky is a comprehensive land-grant institution founded in 1865, which includes the Lexington campus and the Chandler Medical Center. More than 34,182 students are enrolled at the Lexington campus.
University of Kentucky Medical Center
The UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital was founded in 1960 and is located on the Lexington campus. It is a modern complex with a student enrollment of more than 3,000 in five colleges:
- Health Sciences
An extensive library and microcomputer center support the knowledge and technology needs of students, faculty, and staff.
UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital
The hospital provides a base for patient care, education and research for the Medical Center. The Hospital has been recognized as one of the top academic medical centers in the United States in a recent survey. It holds a position of leadership as a statewide, regional, and national tertiary referral hospital and is designated as a Level I Trauma Center. The 471-bed inpatient facility offers various transplant programs; high risk obstetrical services; trauma services; and comprehensive surgical, geriatric, cardiac, renal, pulmonary, and cancer programs. The Children's Hospital is located within the building and provides comprehensive pediatric services including a neonatal intensive care unit.