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Most Favored Kentucky Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Kentucky. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
Berea College, has the highest yield rate of 69.41% for academic year 2019-2020 in Kentucky. Kentucky Christian University is positioned second with 49.20% yield and University of the Cumberlands follows them with 38%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Kentucky.
Most Favored Kentucky Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Berea College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBerea, KY
69.41% 1,966 595 413 30.26%
2Kentucky Christian University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGrayson, KY
49.20% 1,083 437 215 40.35%
3University of the Cumberlands
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWilliamsburg, KY
38.03% 2,510 2,009 764 80.04%
4Northern Kentucky University
Public, 4 or more yearsHighland Heights, KY
35.56% 6,080 5,483 1,950 90.18%
5Western Kentucky University
Public, 4 or more yearsBowling Green, KY
33.84% 8,245 8,019 2,714 97.26%
6Asbury University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWilmore, KY
33.33% 1,360 876 292 64.41%
7Kentucky State University
Public, 4 or more yearsFrankfort, KY
29.78% 2,186 1,763 525 80.65%
8University of Kentucky
Public, 4 or more yearsLexington, KY
29.74% 18,759 17,981 5,348 95.85%
9Eastern Kentucky University
Public, 4 or more yearsRichmond, KY
27.89% 8,975 8,421 2,349 93.83%
10University of Louisville
Public, 4 or more yearsLouisville, KY
27.41% 14,760 10,226 2,803 69.28%