Bluegrass Community and Technical College

  • 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 10,952 students (46% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is same as the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 16%.
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College is one of 3 community colleges within Fayette County, KY.
  • The nearest community college to Bluegrass Community and Technical College is National College-Lexington (4.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Bluegrass Community and Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 404 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Bluegrass Community and Technical College(KY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty404 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Bluegrass Community and Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Bluegrass Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.30 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment10,952 students3,252 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:127:1
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# Full-Time Students5,026 students1,360 students
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# Part-Time Students5,926 students1,892 students
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% Asian
2%
1%
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% Hispanic
3%
3%
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% Black
9%
8%
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% White
83%
84%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.300.29
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College Completion Rate
17%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,900$29,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,704 is less than the state average of $4,996. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $12,536 is less than the state average of $12,836. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,704$4,996
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Out-State Tuition Fees$12,536$12,836
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%97%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,666$14,296
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,734$6,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

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  • National College-Lexington
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    979 students | 4.40 Mi2376 Sir Barton Way
    Lexington KY  40509
    (859)253-0621
    4.40979
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    Lexington KY  40511
    (859)410-2110
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  • Midway College
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    Midway KY  40347
    (859)846-4421
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    Maysville KY  41056
    (606)759-7141
    55.403,478
  • ATA College
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    Louisville KY  40223
    (502)371-8330
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Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,996 per year for in-state students and $12,836 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,961 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kentucky community colleges have a diversity score of 0.29, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Sullivan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.