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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 CollegeBerea, KYPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
2 University of KentuckyLexington, KYPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 Centre CollegeDanville, KYPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
4 University of LouisvilleLouisville, KYPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 Transylvania UniversityLexington, KYPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
6 Bellarmine UniversityLouisville, KYPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Northern Kentucky UniversityHighland Heights, KYPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
8 Eastern Kentucky UniversityRichmond, KYPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 Spalding UniversityLouisville, KYPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 Murray State UniversityMurray, KYPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Kentucky is $22,228 for State residents and $32,293 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 $43,612 33.01% 66% 9:11,432
2 University of Kentucky $12,610 / $31,608 94.01% 68% 16:129,986
3 Centre College $46,000 67.98% 86% 10:11,333
4 University of Louisville $12,370 / $28,716 74.69% 62% 19:122,211
5 Transylvania University $42,520 91.97% 73% 10:1963
6 Bellarmine University $44,920 85.50% 65% 13:13,293
7 Northern Kentucky University $10,392 / $20,448 80.29% 48% 18:116,211
8 Eastern Kentucky University $9,752 / $20,024 98.35% 48% 15:114,465
9 Spalding University $26,550 89.78% 42% 11:11,596
10 Murray State University $9,252 / $18,528 85.16% 56% 17:19,449
Average$22,228 / $32,29380.07%61.40%13.80:110,094
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.