Best Kentucky Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 27 community colleges serving 87,692 students in Kentucky (17 public colleges and 10 private colleges).
For Kentucky community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,614 per year for in-state students and $12,454 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,569 per year (view national tuition costs).
Kentucky community colleges have a diversity score of 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 23% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 25:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(KY) School Average
Asian
1%
Hispanic
4%
Black
9%
White
77%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
3%
Unknown
3%
KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Kentucky Community Colleges by Town (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • ATA College
    Private for-profit
    10200 Linn Station Rd Ste 125
    Louisville KY  40223
    (502) 371-8330

    352 students
  • 3605 Fern Valley Road
    Louisville KY  40219
    (502) 810-6000

    1,120 students
  • 1031 Zorn Avenue , Suite 400
    Louisville KY  40207
    (502) 410-6200

    1,954 students
  • Midway University
    Private not-for-profit
    512 E. Stephens St
    Midway KY  40347
    (859) 846-4421

    1,668 students
  • 1845 Loop Dr
    Bowling Green KY  42101
    (270) 901-1000

    4,482 students
  • Sullivan University
    Private, for profit
    3101 Bardstown Rd
    Louisville KY  40205
    (502) 456-6504

    3,318 students
  • 2376 Sir Barton Way
    Lexington KY  40509
    (859) 253-0621

    299 students
  • 1400 College Drive
    Ashland KY  41101
    (606) 326-2000

    2,542 students
  • Beckfield College-Florence
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    Private for-profit
    16 Spiral Drive
    Florence KY  41042
    (859) 372-000000000

    687 students
  • 1 Bert Combs Dr
    Prestonsburg KY  41653
    (606) 886-3863

    4,375 students
  • 470 Cooper Drive
    Lexington KY  40506
    (859) 246-6200

    9,525 students
  • 309 Buttermilk Pike
    Ft Mitchell KY  41017
    (859) 341-5627

    306 students
  • Daymar College-Bellevue
    Private, for profit
    119 Fairfield Avenue
    Bellevue KY  41073
    (859) 291-0800

    29 students
  • 600 College Street Rd
    Elizabethtown KY  42701
    (270) 769-2371

    6,399 students
  • 500 Technology Way
    Florence KY  41042
    (859) 441-4500

    4,093 students
  • One Community College Drive
    Hazard KY  41701
    (606) 487-3503

    3,185 students
  • 2660 S Green St
    Henderson KY  42420
    (270) 827-1867

    1,586 students
  • 720 North Dr.
    Hopkinsville KY  42240
    (270) 707-3700

    2,748 students
  • 2421 Fitzgerald Industrial Dr.
    Bowling Green KY  42101
    (270) 843-6750

    211 students
  • 109 E Broadway
    Louisville KY  40202
    (502) 213-4000

    11,699 students
  • 2000 College Drive
    Madisonville KY  42431
    (270) 821-2250

    3,546 students
  • 1755 U.S. Hwy 68
    Maysville KY  41056
    (606) 759-7141

    4,189 students
  • 4800 New Hartford Rd
    Owensboro KY  42303
    (270) 686-4400

    3,940 students
  • Ross College-Hopkinsville
    Private for-profit
    4001 Fort Campbell Boulevard
    Hopkinsville KY  42240
    (270) 886-1302

    74 students
  • 808 Monticello Street
    Somerset KY  42501
    (877) 629-9722

    5,857 students
  • 700 College Rd
    Cumberland KY  40823
    (606) 589-2145

    3,315 students
  • 4810 Alben Barkley Drive
    Paducah KY  42002
    (270) 554-9200

    6,193 students
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