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 declined by 15% 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
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Bluegrass Community and Technical College has declined by 21% 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 grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment10,952 students3,252 students
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio27:127:1
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students5,026 students1,360 students
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students5,926 students1,892 students
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown KY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
1%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
3%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
9%
8%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
83%
84%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
2%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.300.29
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
17%
29%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,900$30,100
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Bluegrass Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$12,536$12,836
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%97%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,666$17,357
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,734$6,625
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • National College-Lexington
    Private, for profit
    979 students | 4.40 Mi2376 Sir Barton Way
    Lexington KY  40509
    (859)253-0621
    4.40979
  • 186 students | 5.00 Mi1648 McGrathiana Pkwy #200
    Lexington KY  40511
    (859)410-2110
    5.00186
  • Midway College
    Private, non-profit
    1,140 students | 12.60 Mi512 E. Stephens St
    Midway KY  40347
    (859)846-4421
    12.601,140
  • 3,478 students | 55.40 Mi1755 U.S. Hwy 68
    Maysville KY  41056
    (606)759-7141
    55.403,478
  • ATA College
    Private, for profit
    439 students | 59.40 Mi10180 Linn Station Rd Ste A200
    Louisville KY  40223
    (502)371-8330
    59.40439
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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.