Kentucky Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend community college in Kentucky?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Kentucky was $6,283 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of ($1,160) from the 2015-2016 average of $7,443 and represents a -15.59% annual decline. The list of Kentucky community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 16 community colleges and universities in Kentucky, the most popular being Bluegrass Community and Technical College with 4,271 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $4,056. Ashland Community and Technical College is the most expensive community school in Kentucky with an in-state tuition of $4,056.

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

Explore Kentucky Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Ashland Community and Technical College
Ashland, 1,261 Students
$4,056 - -
Big Sandy Community and Technical College
Prestonsburg, 1,792 Students
$4,056 - -
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Lexington, 4,271 Students
$4,056 - -
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Elizabethtown, 2,286 Students
$4,056 - -
Gateway Community and Technical College
Florence, 1,270 Students
$4,056 - -
Hazard Community and Technical College
Hazard, 1,066 Students
$4,056 - -
Henderson Community College
Henderson, 506 Students
$4,056 - -
Hopkinsville Community College
Hopkinsville, 999 Students
$4,056 - -
Jefferson Community and Technical College
Louisville, 3,399 Students
$4,056 - -
Madisonville Community College
Madisonville, 1,023 Students
$4,056 - -
Maysville Community and Technical College
Maysville, 1,463 Students
$4,056 - -
Owensboro Community and Technical College
Owensboro, 1,519 Students
$4,056 - -
Somerset Community College
Somerset, 2,542 Students
$4,056 - -
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
Bowling Green, 1,760 Students
$4,056 - -
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
Cumberland, 1,460 Students
$4,056 - -
West Kentucky Community and Technical College
Paducah, 2,062 Students
$4,056 - -