Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - Kentucky

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Kentucky was home to 48 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 48 institutions enrolled 254,008 students in fall 2017: 209,214 in undergraduate programs and 44,794 in graduate programs. A total of 104,719 students attending post-secondary school in Kentucky took at least one distance education course, representing 41.2 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 47,098 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 36,455 (77.4%) of those residing in the state of Kentucky.

The state was also home to 8 pubic four-year schools, 16 public two-year schools and 24 private nonprofit four-year schools. Students enrolled in Kentucky's higher education institutions were enrolled in bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.

48 Degree Granting Institutions

 

254,008 Students Enrolled

 

104,719 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 254,008 students in fall 2017, the 48 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of Kentucky offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in Kentucky offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

Featured Schools

West Virginia University

Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in Kentucky

Alice Lloyd College
100 Purpose Rd
Pippa Passes, KY 41844 
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Asbury University
1 Macklem Dr
Wilmore, KY 40390-1198 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Bellarmine University
2001 Newburg Rd
Louisville, KY 40205-0671 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Big Sandy Community and Technical College
1 Bert Combs Dr
Prestonsburg, KY 41653 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Brescia University
717 Frederica St
Owensboro, KY 42301-3023 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Centre College
625 W Walnut St
Danville, KY 40422-1394 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475-3102 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Frontier Nursing University
195 School Street
Hyden, KY 41749 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Georgetown College
400 East College Street
Georgetown, KY 40324-1696 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Henderson Community College
2660 S Green St
Henderson, KY 42420-4699 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Jefferson Community and Technical College
109 E Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202-2005 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Kentucky State University
400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601-2355 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Lexington Theological Seminary
230 Lexington Green Circle, Suite 300
Lexington, KY 40503 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
1044 Alta Vista Rd
Louisville, KY 40205-1798 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Maysville Community and Technical College
1755 U.S. Hwy 68
Maysville, KY 41056 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Morehead State University
University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Northern Kentucky University
Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Somerset Community College
808 Monticello Street
Somerset, KY 42501-2973 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
700 College Rd
Cumberland, KY 40823 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
2825 Lexington Rd
Louisville, KY 40280-0001 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Transylvania University
300 N Broadway
Lexington, KY 40508-1797 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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University of Kentucky
South Limestone
Lexington, KY 40506-0032 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
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University of Pikeville
147 Sycamore St
Pikeville, KY 41501 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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West Kentucky Community and Technical College
4810 Alben Barkley Drive
Paducah, KY 42002-7380 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Asbury Theological Seminary
204 N Lexington Ave
Wilmore, KY 40390-1199 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Ashland Community and Technical College
1400 College Drive
Ashland, KY 41101-3683 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Berea College
101 Chestnut Street
Berea, KY 40404-2182 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Bluegrass Community and Technical College
470 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40506 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Campbellsville University
1 University Dr
Campbellsville, KY 42718-2799 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Clear Creek Baptist Bible College
300 Clear Creek Rd
Pineville, KY 40977-9752 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
600 College Street Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701-3081 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Gateway Community and Technical College
500 Technology Way
Florence, KY 41042 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Hazard Community and Technical College
One Community College Drive
Hazard, KY 41701-2402 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Hopkinsville Community College
720 North Dr.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Kentucky Christian University
100 Academic Pkwy
Grayson, KY 41143-1199 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Kentucky Wesleyan College
3000 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301 
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Lindsey Wilson College
210 Lindsey Wilson St
Columbia, KY 42728-1223 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Madisonville Community College
2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY 42431 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Midway University
512 E. Stephens St
Midway, KY 40347-1120 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Murray State University
218 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3318 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Owensboro Community and Technical College
4800 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
1845 Loop Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101-3601 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Spalding University
901 S Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40203-2188 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Thomas More College
333 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017-3495 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Union College
310 College St
Barbourville, KY 40906-1499 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Louisville
2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40292-0001 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
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University of the Cumberlands
6191 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
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