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Cheapest Colleges in Kentucky by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Kentucky these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Kentucky list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Kentucky tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Kentucky are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2016/2017 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Kentucky? Leading the colleges list is Simmons College of Kentucky in Louisville with an in state total cost of $12,606.

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 rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

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Kentucky's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
In State Total Cost College Rating $Value
$12,606
In State Total Cost
1) Simmons College of Kentucky
Louisville, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$12,780
In State Total Cost
2) Clear Creek Baptist Bible College
Pineville, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$12,960
In State Total Cost
3) Kentucky Mountain Bible College
Vancleve, Private Not For Profit
44 74
$15,744
In State Total Cost
4) Kentucky State University
Frankfort, Public Not For Profit
34 75
$16,713
In State Total Cost
5) Mid Continent University
Mayfield, Private Not For Profit
22 n/a
$17,310
In State Total Cost
6) University of Phoenix Louisville Campus
Louisville, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$18,225
In State Total Cost
7) Murray State University
Murray, Public Not For Profit
49 79
$18,534
In State Total Cost
8) Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, Public Not For Profit
32 64
$18,625
In State Total Cost
9) Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Public Not For Profit
41 73
$18,828
In State Total Cost
10) Morehead State University
Morehead, Public Not For Profit
38 70
$19,084
In State Total Cost
11) Brown Mackie College Northern Kentucky
Fort Mitchell, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$19,190
In State Total Cost
12) Alice Lloyd College
Pippa Passes, Private Not For Profit
63 80
$19,638
In State Total Cost
13) Brown Mackie College Louisville
Louisville, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$19,710
In State Total Cost
14) Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, Public Not For Profit
35 76
$20,594
In State Total Cost
15) University of Louisville
Louisville, Public Not For Profit
60 75
$21,444
In State Total Cost
16) Daymar College Owensboro
Owensboro, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$21,444
In State Total Cost
17) Daymar College Bowling Green
Bowling Green, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$21,444
In State Total Cost
18) Daymar College Bellevue
Bellevue, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$23,300
In State Total Cost
19) Daymar College Paducah Main
Paducah, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$23,363
In State Total Cost
20) Daymar College Online
Louisville, Private For Profit
n/a n/a