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 2017/2018 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Kentucky? Leading the colleges list is Simmons College of Kentucky in Louisville with an in state tuition of $4,920.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Kentucky's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
In State Tuition College Rating $Value
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1) Simmons College of Kentucky
Louisville, Private Not For Profit
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2) Kentucky Mountain Bible College
Vancleve, Private Not For Profit
44 74
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3) Murray State University
Murray, Public Not For Profit
49 79
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4) Kentucky State University
Frankfort, Public Not For Profit
34 75
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5) Clear Creek Baptist Bible College
Pineville, Private Not For Profit
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6) Mid Continent University
Mayfield, Private Not For Profit
22 -
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7) Morehead State University
Morehead, Public Not For Profit
38 70
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8) Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, Public Not For Profit
32 64
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9) Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, Public Not For Profit
35 76
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10) University of Phoenix Louisville Campus
Louisville, Private For Profit
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11) Alice Lloyd College
Pippa Passes, Private Not For Profit
63 80
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12) Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Public Not For Profit
41 73
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13) University of Kentucky
Lexington, Public Not For Profit
54 72
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14) University of Louisville
Louisville, Public Not For Profit
60 75
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15) Brown Mackie College Northern Kentucky
Fort Mitchell, Private For Profit
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16) Brown Mackie College Louisville
Louisville, Private For Profit
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17) Beckfield College Florence
Florence, Private For Profit
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18) National College Lexington
Lexington, Private For Profit
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19) Daymar College Owensboro
Owensboro, Private For Profit
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20) Daymar College Bowling Green
Bowling Green, Private For Profit
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