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Best Colleges in Kentucky

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

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Kentucky is $22,189 for State residents and $31,880 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 77.20% and graduation rate is 59.90%. 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 $45,092 30% 68% 10:11,673
2 University of Kentucky $12,484 / $31,294 96% 66% 16:129,182
3 Centre College $44,300 76% 84% 11:11,434
4 University of Louisville $12,162 / $28,508 69% 59% 14:121,430
5 Transylvania University $41,610 90% 70% 11:1987
6 Bellarmine University $43,470 66% 66% 11:13,369
7 Northern Kentucky University $10,296 / $20,256 90% 46% 19:114,764
8 Eastern Kentucky University $9,876 / $19,948 94% 45% 15:115,815
9 Spalding University $25,975 79% 40% 11:11,758
10 Murray State University $9,168 / $18,348 82% 55% 15:19,454
Average$22,189 / $31,88077.20%59.90%13.30:19,987
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