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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in Kentucky. By school type, there are 5 public and 5 private schools in best schools in Kentucky. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Kentucky
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Berea College Berea, KYPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
2 University of Kentucky Lexington, KYPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 Centre College Danville, KYPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
4 University of Louisville Louisville, KYPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 Transylvania University Lexington, KYPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
6 Bellarmine University Louisville, KYPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, KYPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
8 Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, KYPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 Spalding University Louisville, KYPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 Murray State University Murray, KYPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Kentucky is $22,314 for State residents and $33,120 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 80.07% and graduation rate is 61.40%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Kentucky
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Berea College $45,026 33.01% 66% 9:11,468
2 University of Kentucky $12,858 / $32,276 94.01% 68% 16:130,390
3 Centre College $48,070 67.98% 86% 9:11,320
4 University of Louisville $12,519 / $28,866 74.69% 62% 13:122,140
5 Transylvania University $43,670 91.97% 73% 10:1970
6 Bellarmine University $46,030 85.50% 65% 12:13,149
7 Northern Kentucky University $10,591 / $20,848 80.29% 48% 17:115,979
8 Eastern Kentucky University $9,843 / $20,222 98.35% 48% 15:113,984
9 Spalding University $27,300 89.78% 42% 10:11,562
10 Murray State University $9,431 / $18,888 85.16% 56% 16:19,414
Average$22,314 / $33,12080.07%61.40%12.70:110,038
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Kentuckyand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.