Bluegrass Community and Technical College

470 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40506-0000
Tel: (859)246-6200
  • 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 higher than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 15%.
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College is one of 4 community colleges within Fayette County, KY.
  • The nearest community college is Spencerian College-Lexington (3.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 404 teachers has declined by 14% 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 staff89 staff
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 10,952 has declined by 23% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.30 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has declined by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment10,952 students2,416 students
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio27:126:1
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students5,026 students574 students
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students5,926 students1,842 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%
85%
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%
1%
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.0.300.27
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$6,626
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
  • Spencerian College-Lexington
    Private, for profit
    101 students | 3.00 Mi1575 Winchester Road
    Lexington KY  40505
    (859)223-9608
    3.00101
  • 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
  • St. Catharine College
    Private, non-profit
    766 students | 46.80 Mi2735 Bardstown Road
    Saint Catharine KY  40061
    8593365082
    46.80766
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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 $16,140 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kentucky 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 0.27, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Sullivan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.