Kentucky Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in Kentucky?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Kentucky was $13,823 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $237 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Kentucky in the middle of the pack as the 22nd most expensive and 31st most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $271 from the 2014-2015 average of $13,552 and represents a 2% annual increase. The list of Kentucky colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 71 colleges and universities in Kentucky, the most popular being University of Kentucky with 26,469 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,687. Centre College is the most expensive in Kentucky with an in-state tuition of $38,200.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Kentucky colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Kentucky or cheap Kentucky colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore Kentucky Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Alice Lloyd College
Pippa Passes, 627 Students
$9,600 56 77
Asbury University  Best Value
Wilmore, 1,306 Students
$27,736 73 72
Ashland Community and Technical College
Ashland, 1,683 Students
$3,528 n/a n/a
ATA College
Louisville, 439 Students
$11,520 n/a n/a
Beckfield College Florence
Florence, 381 Students
$12,780 n/a n/a
Bellarmine University
Louisville, 2,724 Students
$36,210 55 55
Big Sandy Community and Technical College
Prestonsburg, 2,385 Students
$3,528 n/a n/a
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Lexington, 5,026 Students
$3,528 n/a n/a
Brescia University
Owensboro, 768 Students
$19,950 59 81
Brown Mackie College Hopkinsville
Hopkinsville, 222 Students
$11,772 n/a n/a
Brown Mackie College Louisville
Louisville, 1,120 Students
$11,772 n/a n/a
Brown Mackie College Northern Kentucky
Fort Mitchell, 306 Students
$11,304 n/a n/a
Campbellsville University
Campbellsville, 2,118 Students
$23,328 36 59
Centre College  Best Value
Danville, 1,386 Students
$38,200 76 67
Clear Creek Baptist Bible College
Pineville, 101 Students
$6,072 n/a n/a
Daymar College Bellevue
Bellevue, 20 Students
$17,000 n/a n/a
Daymar College Bowling Green
Bowling Green, 182 Students
$17,000 n/a n/a
Daymar College Louisville
Louisville, 460 Students
$18,000 n/a n/a
Daymar College Louisville
Louisville, 93 Students
$18,000 n/a n/a
Daymar College Madisonville
Madisonville, 16 Students
$17,000 n/a n/a

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