Student Life

UKCD Student Organizations

The UK College of Dentistry has 16 registered student organizations. More than 84 percent of enrolled DMD students are involved in at least one. Learn more here

About Lexington

UK College of Dentistry students have plenty to enjoy in Lexington. Located at the intersection of interstates 64 and 75, Lexington is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population. You'll find a thriving city with lots of charm nestled in the heart of the Bluegrass. Lexington is considered one of the best college towns in America. The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) ranked Lexington in the top 20 small cities for American college students for 2016. In fact, the American Institute for Economic Research ranked Lexington the ninth best small metro college town in its 2013-14 survey. agreed, ranking Lexington a Top 5 College Town. The accolades go on and on. 

The city is home to more than horses and passionate UK sports fans. Lexington offers a unique blend of rural aesthetics with cosmopolitan amenities. You'll find dozens of local eateries, shops, and stores minutes from campus. Enjoy unique book stores, clothing boutiques, and top-notch restaurants while only being a 10-minute drive from picturesque horse farms with rolling hills of bluegrass. 

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