Cheapest Colleges in Kentucky by In State Tuition

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 tuition. 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 tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in Kentucky are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2013/2014 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Kentucky? Leading our colleges list is Simmons College of Kentucky in Louisville with an in state tuition of $4,320.

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 2013-2014 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Kentucky's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating $Value
1 Simmons College of Kentucky
Louisville, Private Not For Profit
$4,320 n/a n/a
2 Kentucky State University
Frankfort, Public Not For Profit
$5,676 33 72
3 Clear Creek Baptist Bible College
Pineville, Private Not For Profit
$5,736 n/a n/a
4 Murray State University
Murray, Public Not For Profit
$6,060 42 78
5 Kentucky Mountain Bible College
Vancleve, Private Not For Profit
$6,450 31 82
6 Morehead State University
Morehead, Public Not For Profit
$7,498 32 72
7 Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, Public Not For Profit
$7,536 40 70
8 Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, Public Not For Profit
$8,088 41 81
9 Mid Continent University
Mayfield, Private Not For Profit
$8,190 10 n/a
10 Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Public Not For Profit
$8,722 39 71
11 Alice Lloyd College
Pippa Passes, Private Not For Profit
$8,920 59 82
12 University of Kentucky
Lexington, Public Not For Profit
$9,012 65 80
13 University of Phoenix Louisville Campus
Louisville, Private For Profit
$9,480 n/a n/a
14 University of Louisville
Louisville, Public Not For Profit
$9,750 58 79
15 Brown Mackie College Louisville
Louisville, Private For Profit
$11,304 n/a n/a
16 Brown Mackie College Northern Kentucky
Fort Mitchell, Private For Profit
$11,304 n/a n/a
17 National College Lexington
Lexington, Private For Profit
$11,412 n/a n/a
18 Beckfield College Florence
Florence, Private For Profit
$12,060 n/a n/a
19 Strayer University Kentucky
Lexington, Private For Profit
$15,300 n/a n/a
20 DeVry University Kentucky
Louisville, Private For Profit
$15,835 n/a n/a

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