Kentucky Community Colleges

  • There are 31 community colleges located throughout Kentucky (18 public colleges and 13 private colleges), serving 98,135 students.
  • For Kentucky 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 (view national tuition costs).
  • Kentucky community colleges have a diversity score of 0.29, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 16% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 27:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(KY) School Average
Asian
1%
Hispanic
3%
Black
8%
White
84%
Two or more races
2%
Unknown
2%
KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Kentucky Community Colleges by Town:

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