Average Tuition & Fees $19,814
Average Acceptance Rates 22.88 %
Total Student Population 263,920
Average Graduation Rates 50.67 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.94 to 1

Kentucky Colleges Distribution

For the academic year 2022-2023, 84 colleges and universities are active in Kentucky - 24 public and 60 private schools. By school level, there are 38 four(4) Years or high, 28 community colleges (2-4 years college), and 18 trade/vocational schools (less than 2-years schools) in Kentucky. The following table shows the number of schools by school type and level in Kentucky.
Kentucky College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
School Types
Public24 schools
Private (not-for-profit)28 schools
Private (for-profit)32 schools
School Levels
4 Year or High38 schools
2-4 Year28 schools
Less than 2 year18 schools

Average Key Statistics for Kentucky Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Kentucky colleges is 22.88% and the average graduation rate is 50.67% in academic year 2022-2023. Total 263,920 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Kentucky colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.94 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Kentucky.
[Chart] Kentucky Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Kentucky colleges is 14.970588235294 %
Average Retention Rate for Kentucky colleges is 69.08 %

2023 Average Tuition & Fees For Kentucky Colleges

For the academic year 2022-2023, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Kentucky colleges are $14,755 for Kentucky residents and $19,814 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $10,364 for in-state students and $12,869 for out-of-state students.
Kentucky 2022-2023 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Kentucky State 2022-2023 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Kentucky Colleges

Kentucky colleges and universities are offering 4,008 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Kentucky State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate36952
Associate's Degree537146
Two but less than four years certificate270
Bachelor's Degree1,23989
Post Bachelor's Degree20965
Master's Degree605161
Post Master's Degree4313
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1336
Doctor's degree - professional practice399
Doctor's degree - other112

Special Learning Opportunities at Kentucky State

In Kentucky, 1 colleges offer all programs online completely. 57 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 29 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 18 colleges have the ROTC programs and 31 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of Kentucky schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Kentucky State
Online Completely1 out of 87 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes57 out of 87 Schools
Graduate Online Classes29 out of 87 Schools
ROTC18 out of 87 Schools
Weekend/Evening College38 out of 87 Schools
Teacher certificate27 out of 87 Schools
Study Abroad31 out of 87 Schools