Best Kentucky Community Colleges (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 23 community colleges serving 78,473 students in Kentucky (16 public colleges and 7 private colleges).
For Kentucky community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,629 per year for in-state students and $12,449 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,988 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Galen College of Nursing-Louisville, ATA College and Midway University.
Kentucky community colleges have a diversity score of 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.71 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 19% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 14:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(KY) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
5%
Black
8%
White
81%
Two or more races
3%
Unknown
1%
KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Kentucky Community Colleges (2024)

College
Location
Students
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville
Private for-profit
1031 Zorn Avenue
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 410-6200
| 2,986 students
ATA College
Private for-profit
10200 Linn Station Rd Ste 125
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 371-8330
| 298 students
Midway University
Private not-for-profit
512 E. Stephens St
Midway, KY 40347
(859) 846-4421
| 1,381 students
1845 Loop Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 901-1000
| 4,137 students
Sullivan University
Private, for profit
3101 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 456-6504
| 2,541 students
4810 Alben Barkley Drive
Paducah, KY 42002
(270) 554-9200
| 4,893 students
American National University-Pikeville
Private for-profit
50 National College Boulevard
Pikeville, KY 41501
(859) 253-0621
| 210 students
1400 College Drive
Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 326-2000
| 2,400 students
Beckfield College-Florence
Beckfield College-Florence Photo - Beckfield College Campus in Tri-County Cincinnati, Ohio in Springdale. Located behind Showcase Cinemas.
Private for-profit
16 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042
(859) 371-9393
| 748 students
1 Bert Combs Dr
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
(606) 886-3863
| 2,426 students
470 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40506
(859) 246-6200
| 10,180 students
600 College Street Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 769-2371
| 5,850 students
500 Technology Way
Florence, KY 41042
(859) 441-4500
| 4,299 students
One Community College Drive
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 487-3503
| 2,630 students
Henderson Community College
Public
2660 S Green St
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 827-1867
| 1,331 students
Hopkinsville Community College
Public
720 North Dr.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
(270) 707-3700
| 2,076 students
101 W Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 213-2200
| 12,196 students
Madisonville Community College
Public
2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY 42431
(270) 821-2250
| 3,104 students
1755 U.S. Hwy 68
Maysville, KY 41056
(606) 759-7141
| 3,446 students
4800 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 686-4400
| 3,901 students
Ross College-Hopkinsville
Private for-profit
4001 Fort Campbell Boulevard
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
(270) 886-1302
| 98 students
Somerset Community College
Public
808 Monticello Street
Somerset, KY 42501
(877) 629-9722
| 4,837 students
Southeast Kentucky Community
Public
700 College Rd
Cumberland, KY 40823
(606) 589-2145
| 2,505 students
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Community Colleges in Kentucky (Closed)

School
Location
Students
3605 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY 40219
(502) 810-6000
| 1,120 students
309 Buttermilk Pike
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-5627
| 306 students
119 Fairfield Avenue
Bellevue, KY 41073
(859) 291-0800
| 29 students
4112 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY 40219
(502) 495-1040
| 21 students
1105 National Mine Drive
Madisonville, KY 42431
(270) 643-0312
| 25 students
3361 Buckland Sq
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 926-4040
| 94 students
509 South 30th Street
Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 444-9950
| 47 students
2421 Fitzgerald Industrial Dr.
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(717) 380-1385
| 66 students
2473 Fortune Dr - Suite 180
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 246-3300
| 348 students
9500 Ormsby Station Road, Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 327-7424
| 442 students
2735 Bardstown Road
Saint Catharine, KY 40061
(859) 336-5082
| 766 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many community colleges are located in Kentucky?
There are 23 community colleges serving 78,473 students in Kentucky.
How much do community colleges cost in Kentucky?
For Kentucky community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,629 per year for in-state students and $12,449 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,988 per year.
What are the top ranked community colleges in Kentucky?
The best top ranked community colleges in Kentucky include Galen College of Nursing-Louisville, ATA College and Midway University.
What is community college diversity score in Kentucky?
Kentucky community colleges have a diversity score of 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.71 (view national diversity statistics).
How diverse are community college in Kentucky?
Community colleges in Kentucky are approximately 19% minority students (majority Black).

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