The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being.
Computer science permeates all modern endeavors in academia, government and industry, and its role will continue to grow. Our mission, as the flagship computer science program in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is to:
- Provide excellent undergraduate and graduate education in a state-of-the-art environment, preparing students for careers as computer scientists in industry, government and academia;
- Advance theoretical, experimental, and applied computer science through nationally and internationally recognized research by faculty and students; and
- Support society by participating in and encouraging technology transfer.