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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$20,664
($6,496)
Graduate
(in-state)
$13,054
($11,255)
Books & Supplies $1,217
On-Campus Living Costs $12,950
Off-Campus Living Costs $12,855

Average Costs of Attendance at Kentucky Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $34,831 when a student lives on campus and $34,736 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $6,496 for Kentucky residents and $20,664 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $11,255 for Kentucky residents and $13,054 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $12,950 when a student lives on campus and $12,855 when living off campus in average.
2021-2022 Average Cost of Attendance
Kentucky Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$20,663 (In-State)
$34,831 (Out-of-State)
$20,567 (In-State)
$34,736 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$6,496 (In-State)
$20,664 (Out-of-State)
$6,496 (In-State)
$20,664 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,217$1,217
Living Costs$12,950$12,855
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Kentucky Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Kentucky colleges and universities is $6,496 for in-state students and $20,664 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 0.72% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Kentucky Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$6,190$6,331 $6,455$6,496
Out-Of-State$19,956$20,257 $20,516$20,664
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Kentucky Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate tuition & fees of Kentucky colleges and universities is $11,255 for in-state students and $13,054 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 3.97% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Kentucky Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$10,906$11,023 $11,133$11,255
Out-Of-State$13,021$12,810 $12,555$13,054
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Kentucky Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average books & supplies costs of Kentucky colleges and universities is $1,217. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -1.62% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Kentucky Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
Books & Supplies$1,267$1,259 $1,237$1,217
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Kentucky Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of Kentucky colleges and universities is $12,950 when a student lives on campus and $12,855 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 1.74% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 3.14% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Living Costs
Kentucky Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
On-Campus$12,278$12,324 $12,729$12,950
Off-Campus$11,788$12,091 $12,463$12,855
[Chart] Living Costs - Kentucky Colleges