Ph.D. On Campus

Higher Education

University of Kentucky

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The Ph.D. program in Higher Education at University of Kentucky requires research on some aspect of higher education, broadly defined.


We offer a phd degree in Higher Education at University of Kentucky.

Key Featuers

  • Students may select an area of concentration from the history and philosophy of higher education, the socio-cultural study of higher educaiton, legal and organizational study of higher education, or research, measurement, and evaluation in higher education. Ph.D. dissertations are expected to advance knowledge in the field and/or further develop existing theory. 

Programme Structure

  • The program is ideally suited for those who wish to develop the scholarly competence required for service as faculty.  

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A personal/professional statement is very important to your application. Doctoral candidates should also outline goals for research in the doctoral program. 
  • Writing Sample
  • Letters of recommendation
  • CV (optional): please include work history, any certifications/licensures, publications and research, and hobbies or special interests.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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