Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Tel: (859)246-6200
13,000 students
Public institution
Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) is one of the fastest-growing two-year community and technical colleges in the state. Our mission, as a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, is to provide excellence in teaching and learning. Through comprehensive and responsive programs and services, the college sustains a strong partnership with our communities to improve economic vitality and quality of life in the region. BCTC offers daytime, evening and weekend classes at six convenient campus locations. Classes are also offered in Lancaster, Georgetown-Scott County, downtown Lexington and online. We have several academic and technical programs that fit your needs, including two-year associate degrees, certificates and diplomas in dozens of sought-after careers. Whatever BCTC program you choose, you'll benefit from caring, experienced professors, helpful staff, and excellent facilities.
School Highlights:
Bluegrass Community and Technical College serves 13,000 students (46% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
Bluegrass Community and Technical College is one of 5 community colleges within Fayette County County, KY.
The nearest community college is Lexington Community College (0.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 486 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 486 staff
60 staff
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 13,000 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
13,000 students
1,269 students
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
21:1
Bluegrass Community and Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
5,952 students
810 students
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 7,048 students
1,017 students
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Bluegrass Community and Technical College sch enrollment Bluegrass Community and Technical College sta enrollment
% Asian
2%
2%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
12%
12%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
76%
57%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College non_resident (2006-2013)
Bluegrass Community and Technical College sch ethnicity Bluegrass Community and Technical College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.27 0.53
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,516 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,156 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,516 $5,740
Bluegrass Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,156 $10,252
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Lexington Lexington Community College
    Public
    Cooper Dr
    Lexington, KY 40506
    (859)257-4872
    0.5  Mi  |   students
  • Lexington Spencerian College-Lexington
    Private for-profit
    1575 Winchester Road
    Lexington, KY 40505
    (859)223-9608
    3  Mi  |  177  students
  • Lexington ITT Technical Institute-Lexington
    Private for-profit
    2473 Fortune Dr - Suite 180
    Lexington, KY 40509
    (859)246-3300
    3  Mi  |  279  students
  • Lexington National College-Lexington
    Private for-profit
    2376 Sir Barton Way
    Lexington, KY 40509
    (859)253-0621
    4.4  Mi  |  1284  students
  • Lexington MedTech College-Lexington Campus
    Private for-profit
    1648 McGrathiana Pkwy #200
    Lexington, KY 40511
    (859)410-2110
    5  Mi  |  225  students
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Did You Know?
Lexington community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Lexington is National College-Lexington. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.