University of Pikeville
- University of Pikeville
The CollegeFounded in 1889 by Presbyterians, the University of Pikeville is committed to offering a broad liberal arts and sciences education. This foundation provides opportunities for students to develop their full academic and personal potential and prepare for specific careers. Working for the University of Pikeville"At Pikeville, it's all about the students and our dedicated faculty and staff provide the strong foundation that makes this institution work and grow. Our professors have a passion for learning and scholarship that is key to our students' success. Equally important is the commitment of our dedicated staff, who work hard to make the student experience a positive one," said Patton.The University of Pikeville is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified persons. We will not discriminate in any area on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin or qualified disability. This policy applies to all areas such as hiring, promoting, transferring, training and development, as well as compensation and benefits.The Administration of this College is dedicated to carrying out this policy, and will continue to inform any recruiting sources used now or in the future, including the various State Employment Services, of our non-discrimination policy and our commitment to equal opportunity.LocationThe University of Pikeville is located in Pikeville, a vibrant community in East Kentucky. Pikeville is one of the state's leading financial centers and has been ranked as one of the "100 Best Small Towns" in America. AccreditationThe University of Pikeville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate, baccalaureate and doctoral degrees. The University's program for the associate degree in Nursing is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing and programs in Teacher Education are approved by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board. The KY College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of Pikeville is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association's Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.Academic ProgramsThe University of Pikeville offers an outstanding liberal arts education with 26 majors, six pre-professional programs and a graduate program culminating in the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree (D.O.) from the College of Osteopathic Medicine.Degrees offered : A.S., B.A., B.S., B.B.A., B.S.N., M.B.A., M.S., D.O.Campus FacilitiesThe facilities are constantly being updated as the University grows and changes. Recent renovations included the Wickham dormatory, the UPike South Housing Facility, and the Coal Building. The nine-story structure known as the Coal building was constructed alongside the college's historic 99 steps to house the KY College of Osteopathic Medicine. The new facility will includes two lecture halls, a gross anatomy lab, two research labs, offices, small group classrooms and student study space. Also, a clinical skills training and evaluation center houses 12 specially-equipped examination rooms and serve as training and testing centers for students in programs using standardized patients and high-fidelity robotic patient simulators. The expanded osteopathic manipulative medicine lab and clinic provides learning opportunities, as well as housing KYCOM's free community clinic.