Kentucky Community Colleges

  • There are 32 community colleges located throughout Kentucky (18 public colleges and 14 private colleges), serving 95,754 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 $16,140 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Kentucky community colleges have a diversity score of 0.27, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 15% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 26:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(KY) School Average
Asian
1%
Hispanic
3%
Black
8%
White
85%
Two or more races
2%
Unknown
1%
KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Kentucky Community Colleges by Town:

Recent Articles
December 01, 2017
Learn about trending community college topics this week such as San Francisco's move toward free tuition at community colleges and the rise in hunger and homelessness among community college students across the country.
December 01, 2017
This summer will be wrapping up before we know of it, and your first semester at community college is rapidly approaching. Are you ready for it?
December 01, 2017
To encourage students to pursue higher education, some states are considering plans to offer zero-tuition programs at public community colleges. These programs could make college a reality for many young people, however, critics argue such programs would cost taxpayers a significant amount of money.