University of Pikeville

Office of Admissions
147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville, Kentucky 41501
(606) 218-5251


This is UPIKE. Come join our family!

Here, in the heart of Central Appalachia, you’ll find beautiful mountains, rich culture and lots of friendly people. This is where we live, learn and strive to serve. This is the place where you’ll go from who you are to who you’ll become. This is UPIKE. Come join our family!

Applying to UPIKE is easy

Our admissions counselors are here to help you through the application process and answer questions along the way. Contact the Office of Admissions at (606) 218-5251 or

  1. Submit an official high school transcript via or GED scores
  2. Submit official transcript(s) from any previous college or post-secondary courses.
    Contact your previous institution(s) to request your official transcript(s), or visit or
  3. Submit official results of the ACT and/or the SAT, COMPASS scores and KYOTE scores. Visit, or contact the high school you attended for official test scores.
  4. File the FAFSA. The quickest way to file is online at Don’t forget to use UPIKE’s code: 001980. You can complete the FAFSA on, or after, October 1 using tax information from a previous year.

Prospective international students may download the International Undergraduate Application for Admission and Financial Affidavit. Complete the forms and mail to International Student & Scholar Services, University of Pikeville, 147 Sycamore Street, Pikeville, KY 41501, U.S.A.; or email to

For more information, visit International Student Services.



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