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Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles - BSc

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Annual tuition fee
    29,050 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 29,050 USD

  • Language taught in
  • Start date
    January, August

Program Overview

What the University of Kentucky says about their program:
"With Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles, you will have an experience that blends creativity with business by exploring market trends, retail strategies, supply chains and more across domestic and international marketplaces."

Admissions requirements

Please see below the admissions criteria required in order to apply at the University of Kentucky.



    71 iBT



  • 8. ACT / SAT (M+CR) Scores

TOEFL code is 1234. Students who have graduated from an international school and can confirm through a letter from their School Counselor that their medium of instruction was in English, they can be waived from submitting English tests. IB Diploma may also act as an English proficiency waiver. ACT/SAT can also stand for English proficiency.

ACT/SAT is mandatory for any Engineering degrees. If students wish to be considered for academic scholarships, SAT/ACT are suggested.


  • Complete UK international application for undergraduate admission or common application
  • $60 application processing fee (non-refundable)
  • Copy of passport
  • Official transcripts in English
  • Bank statement
  • Submit sponsor guarantee form
  • English proficiency directly from testing center

ACT school code: 1554 | SAT school code - 1837 Required for engineering programs and scholarships

Fall Semester (September) – application deadline May 15 (if you want scholarships, you need to apply by December 1)

Spring Semester (January) – application deadline October 15 (no scholarships offered for Spring)

Summer I (May) – deadline March 15 (no scholarships)

Summer II (June/July) – March 15 (no scholarships)

Fees and funding

University of Kentucky provides financial aid to students who would be unable to attend the University without such assistance. Additionally, their mission is to also support the success of colleges and students in their commitment to academic excellence through outstanding service. They strive to provide a student-oriented approach in the administration of financial aid programs by being responsive to the needs of students, their families, and other constituents.

The University of Kentucky offers renewable academic, competitive and selective scholarship opportunities for incoming first-time freshmen.

Academic Scholarships (automatically) submitted application by December 1: GPA 3.5 and 25 ACT / 1200 SAT ($10,000) GPA 3.5 and 30 ACT / 1300 SAT ($12,500) GPA 3.0 and 25 ACT / 1200 SAT ($8,000)

International Ambassador Scholarships: From $3,000 to 50% of tuition; competitive; renewable.

  • See Blue Scholarship - $7,000 per year, for up to four years of undergraduate study. Minimum ACT score is 25 or SAT (M+CR) is 1200 Min. GPA 3.00 unweighted high school GPA.

  • Bluegrass Spirit Scholarship - $8,000 per year, for up to four years of undergraduate study Minimum ACT score is 25 or SAT (M+CR) is 1200 Min. GPA 3.50 unweighted high school GPA.

  • Kentucky Heritage Scholarship - $10,000 per year, for up to four years of undergraduate study. Minimum ACT score is 30 or SAT (M+CR) is 1390 Min. GPA 3.50 unweighted high school GPA.

  • W.C. Parker Diversity Scholarship - Average of $5,000 per year. Minimum GPA 2.5, scholarship application with a 500-word essay on the topic - How I will contribute to diversity at the University of Kentucky.

Please note that scholarships are awarded to admitted students; applicants with missing documentation may not be considered for scholarships

Visa requirements for University of Kentucky

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements