College Costs in Kentucky

The 2022 Directory of Kentucky Colleges and Prices

Kentucky Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in Kentucky?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Kentucky was $14,407 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is $514 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Kentucky in the middle of the pack as the 25th most expensive and 28th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $570 from the 2019-2020 average of $13,837 and represents a 4.12% annual increase. The list of Kentucky colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 64 colleges and universities in Kentucky, the most popular being University of Kentucky with 26,244 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $11,135. Centre College is the most expensive in Kentucky with an in-state tuition of $44,300.

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.

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All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Kentucky Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Alice Lloyd College

Pippa Passes, Kentucky

$12,000 31 18
Asbury University

Wilmore, Kentucky

$31,460 57 62
Ashland Community and Technical College

Ashland, Kentucky

$4,296 NA NA
ATA College

Louisville, Kentucky

$12,420 NA NA
Beckfield College Florence

Florence, Kentucky

$12,780 NA NA
Bellarmine University

Louisville, Kentucky

$41,520 61 84
Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Prestonsburg, Kentucky

$4,296 NA NA
Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Lexington, Kentucky

$4,296 NA NA
Brescia University

Owensboro, Kentucky

$24,500 36 47
Brown Mackie College Hopkinsville

Hopkinsville, Kentucky

$0 NA NA
Brown Mackie College Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky

$11,772 NA NA
Brown Mackie College Northern Kentucky

Fort Mitchell, Kentucky

$11,304 NA NA
Campbellsville University

Campbellsville, Kentucky

$24,900 NA NA
Centre College

Danville, Kentucky

$44,300 73 94
Clear Creek Baptist Bible College

Pineville, Kentucky

$8,850 NA NA
Daymar College Bellevue

Bellevue, Kentucky

$15,000 NA NA
Daymar College Bowling Green

Bowling Green, Kentucky

$20,636 NA NA
Daymar College Madisonville

Madisonville, Kentucky

$15,000 NA NA
Daymar College Online

Louisville, Kentucky

$17,000 NA NA
Daymar College Owensboro

Owensboro, Kentucky

$15,000 NA NA