Kentucky College Overview

Of the ninety Kentucky schools, Berea College ranked first and University of Kentucky ranked second (view more at Kentucky college rankings). The 2022 average tuition & fees of all Kentucky colleges is $14,729 for Kentucky residents and $18,738 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 75.14% and the average SAT score is 1,088. The average number of students is 2,916 and the average student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Kentucky colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2022 Kentucky Colleges

The following table lists colleges located in Kentucky ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Berea College
Berea, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$43,612-1,19333.0%1,43267%9 to 1
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Public, 4 years
four-years
$31,608$33,5481,20794.0%29,98666%16 to 1
Centre College
Danville, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$46,000-1,35068.0%1,33383%10 to 1
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY
Public, 4 years
four-years
$28,716$27,8391,16075.0%22,21160%19 to 1
Transylvania University
Lexington, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$42,520-1,19092.0%96374%10 to 1
Bellarmine University
Louisville, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$44,920$13,6521,19586.0%3,29364%13 to 1
Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY
Public, 4 years
four-years
$20,448$15,5941,09780.0%16,21147%18 to 1
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY
Public, 4 years
four-years
$20,024$13,8001,06598.0%14,46545%15 to 1
Spalding University
Louisville, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,550$12,1061,01590.0%1,59658%11 to 1
Murray State University
Murray, KY
Public, 4 years
four-years
$18,528$14,5441,08085.0%9,44953%17 to 1
Morehead State University
Morehead, KY
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,106$10,557-90.0%9,30443%15 to 1
University of the Cumberlands
Williamsburg, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,875$4,5821,07085.0%19,11040%20 to 1
Union College
Barbourville, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,889$8,2101,05256.0%1,17928%17 to 1
Midway University
Midway, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,850$7,4641,03078.0%1,38151%15 to 1
Asbury University
Wilmore, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$32,652$9,990-77.0%1,74164%12 to 1
Campbellsville University
Campbellsville, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,000$8,773-78.0%12,77136%14 to 1
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY
Public, 4 years
four-years
$27,000$18,340-98.0%17,51752%19 to 1
Georgetown College
Georgetown, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$41,200$11,745-75.0%1,56556%12 to 1
Thomas More University
Crestview Hills, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$34,760$11,820-96.0%2,03739%14 to 1
University of Pikeville
Pikeville, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,650$8,370--2,24032%14 to 1
Lindsey Wilson College
Columbia, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,718$9,719--2,76440%16 to 1
Sullivan University
Louisville, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,500$15,840--3,16525%10 to 1
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Lexington, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,320---10,18030%18 to 1
Gateway Community and Technical College
Florence, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,320---4,29946%17 to 1
Clear Creek Baptist Bible College
Pineville, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,860$6,510--13117%9 to 1
West Kentucky Community and Technical College
Paducah, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,240---4,89351%16 to 1
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville
Louisville, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,750---2,98652%14 to 1
Big Sandy Community and Technical College
Prestonsburg, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,240---2,42630%15 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Elizabethtown
Elizabethtown, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145---10936%19 to 1
Frontier Nursing University
Versailles, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$20,780--2,436--
Empire Beauty School-Florence
Florence, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145---10455%20 to 1
PJ's College of Cosmetology-Glasgow
Glasgow, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$17,216---4625%13 to 1
Southeast Kentucky Community
Cumberland, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,240---2,50534%17 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Louisville
Louisville, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,215---20770%17 to 1
Hopkinsville Community College
Hopkinsville, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,240---2,07626%16 to 1
Summit Salon Academy-Lexington
Lexington, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$7,800---5476%20 to 1
Kentucky Mountain Bible College
Jackson, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,760-87148.0%8738%10 to 1
Kentucky Wesleyan College
Owensboro, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,660-1,03067.0%88738%14 to 1
Kentucky Christian University
Grayson, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,130$5,20091558.0%68931%12 to 1
Ashland Community and Technical College
Ashland, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,240---2,40043%16 to 1
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Louisville, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$11,838--151--
PJ's College of Cosmetology-Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$17,216---26248%8 to 1
Maysville Community and Technical College
Maysville, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,240---3,44645%18 to 1
Brescia University
Owensboro, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,950$16,2001,05553.0%98636%11 to 1
Trend Setters' Academy of Beauty Culture-Elizabethtown
Elizabethtown, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$4,800---22-20 to 1
Owensboro Community and Technical College
Owensboro, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,240---3,90141%19 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Hurstborne
Louisville, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145---7626%11 to 1
Interactive College of Technology-Newport
Newport, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$10,250---2826%12 to 1
Brighton Center's Center for Employment Training
Newport, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,185---6617%17 to 1
ATA College
Louisville, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$13,120---29852%15 to 1
Lindsey Institute of Cosmetology
Bowling Green, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,100---3129%7 to 1
Trend Setters' Academy of Beauty Culture-Louisville
Louisville, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$16,650---36-20 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---8055%27 to 1
MedQuest College
Louisville, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$13,776---33770%11 to 1
American College of Barbering
Louisville, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,750---7855%20 to 1
Tri-State Barber College
Ashland, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,500---1671%20 to 1
Medical Career & Technical College
Richmond, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,900---19233%15 to 1
Kentucky Community and Technical College System
Versailles, KY
Public, 2-4 years
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Paul Mitchell the School-Lexington
Lexington, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$16,816---21074%20 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Chenoweth
Louisville, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145---9645%15 to 1
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Elizabethtown, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,240---5,85039%22 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Dixie
Louisville, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145---8630%16 to 1
Somerset Community College
Somerset, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,240---4,83733%16 to 1
Hazard Community and Technical College
Hazard, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,240---2,63039%15 to 1
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Louisville, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,896$9,1321,14580.0%4,33732%19 to 1
Henderson Community College
Henderson, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,240---1,33126%15 to 1
Jefferson Community and Technical College
Louisville, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,320---12,19625%23 to 1
American National University-Pikeville
Pikeville, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,354---21025%19 to 1
Kentucky State University
Frankfort, KY
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,870$12,660-65.0%2,29030%14 to 1
Alice Lloyd College
Pippa Passes, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,230-95036.0%56935%21 to 1
Asbury Theological Seminary
Wilmore, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$17,275--1,755--
Lexington Theological Seminary
Lexington, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$9,420--88--
Barrett and Company School of Hair Design
Nicholasville, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,025---4063%13 to 1
Madisonville Community College
Madisonville, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,240---3,10442%14 to 1
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
Bowling Green, KY
Public, 2-4 years
$15,240---4,13738%19 to 1
Appalachian Beauty School
Belfry, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,525---5463%20 to 1
Beckfield College-Florence
Florence, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,295--80.0%74838%14 to 1
Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology
Whitesburg, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$10,360---31100%10 to 1
Hussian College-Daymar College Bowling Green
Bowling Green, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,348--100.0%6660%15 to 1
Ross College-Hopkinsville
Hopkinsville, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$15,990---9836%16 to 1
Employment Solutions-College for Technical Education
Lexington, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,500---8939%13 to 1
Lexington Healing Arts Academy
Lexington, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,500---151-6 to 1
Simmons College of Kentucky
Louisville, KY
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,390--58.0%14017%4 to 1
Ideal Beauty Academy
Louisville, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$12,850---1063%7 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Erlanger
Erlanger, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---14275%28 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Owensboro
Owensboro, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---3771%9 to 1
Kentucky Horseshoeing School
Richmond, KY
Private, Less than 2 years
$26,000---3985%10 to 1
Regina Webb Academy
Bowling Green, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$15,500---2640%13 to 1
Galen College of Nursing-ARH
Hazard, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$42,470---50917%16 to 1
Trend Setters' Academy of Beauty Culture-Louisville
Louisville, KY
Private, 2-4 years
$16,650---36-20 to 1
Average$18,738$13,0541,08875.1%2,91646%15 to 1