International Partnership Students

The Gatton College of Business and Economics welcomes our partnership students. Students who attend the Gatton College experience solid academic programs in a beautiful, safe, and collegial environment.

The University of Kentucky is ranked 63 in public universities in the U.S. by U.S. News and our MBA program is ranked #43 in public universities by Bloomberg.

The university is located in Lexington, Kentucky which is the home of beautiful horse farms, horse racing, and Bluegrass music and, of course, the world renowned University of Kentucky basketball team.

The advantages of our partnership are:

  • Entering Gatton after studying in your home country knowing that their classes will transfer.
  • Being on your way to an American business degree in your chosen major of: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management or Marketing.
  • The flexibility to add a second major or minor to your program.
  • Gatton staff who work closely with your home university to ensure a smooth transfer process.

Eligibility for Gatton International Partner Scholarships. These scholarships range from $2000-$8000 and are awarded based upon your grades, TOEFL or IELTS scores, and a short essay. In addition, students are also eligible for university scholarships too.

Apply online at by May 15 for fall admissions.