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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$20,239
($6,455)
Graduate
(in-state)
$12,555
($11,221)
Books & Supplies $1,209
On-Campus Living Costs $12,729
Off-Campus Living Costs $12,463

Average Costs of Attendance at Kentucky Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $34,176 when a student lives on campus and $33,911 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $6,455 for Kentucky residents and $20,239 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $11,221 for Kentucky residents and $12,555 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $12,729 when a student lives on campus and $12,463 when living off campus in average.
2020-2021 Average Cost of Attendance
Kentucky Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$20,393 (In-State)
$34,176 (Out-of-State)
$20,127 (In-State)
$33,911 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$6,455 (In-State)
$20,239 (Out-of-State)
$6,455 (In-State)
$20,239 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,209$1,209
Living Costs$12,729$12,463
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Kentucky Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Kentucky colleges and universities is $6,455 for in-state students and $20,239 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are decreased by -0.09% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Kentucky Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$6,000$6,190 $6,331$6,455
Out-Of-State$19,077$19,956 $20,257$20,239
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Kentucky Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Kentucky colleges and universities is $11,221 for in-state students and $12,555 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are decreased by -1.99% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Kentucky Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$10,743$10,906 $11,023$11,221
Out-Of-State$12,838$13,021 $12,810$12,555
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Kentucky Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average books & supplies costs of Kentucky colleges and universities is $1,209. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -3.94% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Kentucky Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
Books & Supplies$1,287$1,267 $1,259$1,209
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Kentucky Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average living costs of Kentucky colleges and universities is $12,729 when a student lives on campus and $12,463 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 3.28% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 3.08% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Living Costs
Kentucky Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
On-Campus$12,023$12,278 $12,324$12,729
Off-Campus$11,611$11,788 $12,091$12,463
[Chart] Living Costs - Kentucky Colleges