College Costs in Kentucky

The 2021 Directory of Kentucky Colleges and Prices

Kentucky Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend college in Kentucky?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Kentucky was $14,079 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is $586 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Kentucky in the middle of the pack as the 26th most expensive and 27th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $278 from the 2018-2019 average of $13,801 and represents a 2.01% annual increase. The list of Kentucky colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 66 colleges and universities in Kentucky, the most popular being University of Kentucky with 26,158 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $11,011. Centre College is the most expensive in Kentucky with an in-state tuition of $43,000.

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.

<Academic 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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Kentucky Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Alice Lloyd College

Pippa Passes, Kentucky

$10,000 35 32
Asbury University

Wilmore, Kentucky

$30,654 59 60
Ashland Community and Technical College

Ashland, Kentucky

$4,176 NA NA
ATA College

Louisville, Kentucky

$12,325 NA NA
Beckfield College Florence

Florence, Kentucky

$12,780 NA NA
Bellarmine University

Louisville, Kentucky

$40,880 68 93
Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Prestonsburg, Kentucky

$4,176 NA NA
Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Lexington, Kentucky

$4,176 NA NA
Brescia University

Owensboro, Kentucky

$22,900 40 70
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

$43,000 71 91
Clear Creek Baptist Bible College

Pineville, Kentucky

$8,700 NA NA
Daymar College Bellevue

Bellevue, Kentucky

$15,000 NA NA
Daymar College Bowling Green

Bowling Green, Kentucky

$19,500 NA NA
Daymar College Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky

$18,000 NA NA
Daymar College Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky

$18,000 NA NA
Daymar College Madisonville

Madisonville, Kentucky

$15,000 NA NA