Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Tel: (859)246-6200
13,925 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 13,925 students (47% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 15% 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, KY.
The nearest community college is Lexington Community College (0.5 miles away).

School Overview

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

Student Body

The student population of 13,925 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
13,925 students
1,303 students
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
6,594 students
836 students
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 7,331 students
1,046 students
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Bluegrass Community and Technical College sch enrollment Bluegrass Community and Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
9%
12%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
85%
67%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College More (2010-2012)
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 0.45
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,420 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,820 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,420 $5,940
Bluegrass Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,820 $10,072
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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 0.45. The most diverse community college in Lexington is National College-Lexington. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.