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34 Colleges
5,547 Yearly Graduations
$73,509 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,213 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 5,547 students received a teaching degree from a college in Kentucky, making it rank #20 in terms of graduations. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $18,377 per year to get their degree at a college in Kentucky, while out of state students will pay an average of $22,950 per year.

About 60% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,053 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,404 Yearly Degrees
$9,875 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,472 students at Cumberlands in total, 3,262 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,974 are full-time. For undergraduates at Cumberlands, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 52% are men and 48% are women.

68% of Cumberlands students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,806 a year. Cumberlands has a 6.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Cumberlands with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
647 Yearly Degrees
$11,928 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 21,430 students at UofL in total, 15,641 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 11,930 are full-time. For undergraduates at UofL, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 48% of students at UofL take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,621 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UofL with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

University of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
615 Yearly Degrees
$12,360 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 22,136 undergraduates at UK, of which 20,484 are full-time, and there are 29,182 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UK is 4.5 years.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,661 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UK with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
436 Yearly Degrees
$9,876 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,398 undergraduates at Eastern, of which 10,451 are full-time, and there are 15,815 students altogether. It takes the average Eastern undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

62% of Eastern students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,730 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,800 during the early-career years.

#5

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
372 Yearly Degrees
$10,802 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,456 students at WKU in total, 17,030 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,393 are full-time. For undergraduates at WKU, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,901 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from WKU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Morehead State University

Morehead, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
307 Yearly Degrees
$9,290 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Morehead State University is 10,195, of which 9,395 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,751 are full-time. It takes the average Morehead State University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Roughly 68% of students at Morehead State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,096 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,200 during the early-career years.

#7

Georgetown College

Georgetown, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
290 Yearly Degrees
$39,810 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 961 undergraduates at Georgetown College, of which 912 are full-time, and there are 1,608 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,288 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Georgetown College is $31,400.

#8

Murray State University

Murray, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
277 Yearly Degrees
$9,174 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Murray State University is 9,454, of which 8,056 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,236 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

57% of Murray State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,696 a year. Murray State has a 8.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Murray State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
259 Yearly Degrees
$10,296 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,764 students at NKU in total, 11,914 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,551 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,480 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NKU is $32,800.

#10

Bellarmine University

Louisville, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
155 Yearly Degrees
$42,430 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Bellarmine University is 3,369, of which 2,552 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,408 are full-time. It takes the average Bellarmine U undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

67% of Bellarmine U students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,093 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Bellarmine U with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Campbellsville University

Campbellsville, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
129 Yearly Degrees
$25,400 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,020 undergraduates at Campbellsville University, of which 2,269 are full-time, and there are 11,470 students altogether. For undergraduates at Campbellsville University, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

56% of Campbellsville University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,081 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Campbellsville University is $27,300.

#12

Union College Kentucky

Barbourville, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
112 Yearly Degrees
$27,950 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Union College Kentucky is 1,333, of which 1,119 students are undergraduates and of those, 916 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 63% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 56% are men and 44% are women.

84% of Union College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,181 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Union College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Asbury University

Wilmore, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
92 Yearly Degrees
$30,952 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,697 undergraduates at Asbury, of which 1,291 are full-time, and there are 1,940 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Asbury is 4.2 years.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

69% of Asbury students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,192 a year. Asbury has a 6.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Asbury is $28,700.

#14

Spalding University

Louisville, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
68 Yearly Degrees
$25,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,758 students at Spalding in total, 1,028 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 847 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

About 59% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 65% are women.

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,031 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Spalding is $35,400.

#15

Midway University

Midway, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
64 Yearly Degrees
$24,850 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,456 undergraduates at Midway, of which 820 are full-time, and there are 1,668 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Midway is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 57%. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at Midway take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,677 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,500 during the early-career years.

#16

University of Pikeville

Pikeville, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
59 Yearly Degrees
$21,550 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,499 undergraduates at UPIKE, of which 1,056 are full-time, and there are 2,317 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UPIKE is 4.4 years.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Approximately 86% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,813 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UPIKE with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Thomas More College

Crestview Hills, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
32 Yearly Degrees
$32,090 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Thomas More College is 2,253, of which 2,047 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,400 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at TMC is 4.3 years.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

75% of TMC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,554 a year. TMC has a 8.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from TMC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Lindsey Wilson College

Columbia, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
32 Yearly Degrees
$25,350 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,040 undergraduates at Lindsey Wilson College, of which 1,896 are full-time, and there are 2,589 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 62% of students at Lindsey Wilson College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,205 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,900 during the early-career years.

#19

Kentucky State University

Frankfort, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
27 Yearly Degrees
$8,090 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,663 undergraduates at KY State, of which 1,069 are full-time, and there are 1,778 students altogether. For undergraduates at KY State, the average graduation time is 5.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 45%. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,196 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from KY State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
27 Yearly Degrees
$4,448 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,093 students at Gateway in total, 1,270 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

29% of Gateway students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,221 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Gateway is $25,400.

Public Public vs. Private
24 Yearly Degrees
$4,448 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,699 students at Jefferson Community and Technical College in total, 3,399 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 21% of students at Jefferson Community and Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,525 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Jefferson Community and Technical College is $23,900.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
23 Yearly Degrees
$20,796 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is 4,121, of which 983 students are undergraduates and of those, 611 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 57% are men and 43% are women.

32% of SBTS students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $12,208 a year.

#23

Berea College

Berea, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
22 Yearly Degrees
$44,700 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,631 full-time undergraduates at Berea, and 1,673 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

About 35% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

14% of Berea students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $2,017 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Berea with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

Kentucky Christian University

Grayson, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
18 Yearly Degrees
$20,596 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 577 undergraduates at Kentucky Christian University, of which 456 are full-time, and there are 681 students altogether. It takes the average Kentucky Christian University undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 40%. Of the accepted students, 66% are men and 34% are women.

Roughly 85% of students at Kentucky Christian University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,673 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Kentucky Christian University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Kentucky Wesleyan College

Owensboro, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
12 Yearly Degrees
$27,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 753 full-time undergraduates at Wesleyan, and 830 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

About 58% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Roughly 75% of students at Wesleyan take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,678 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,000 during the early-career years.

Other Kentucky Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
27 Brescia University 11
28 Alice Lloyd College 10
29 Summit Salon Academy - Lexington 4
30 Kentucky Mountain Bible College 2
30 Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College 2
32 Bluegrass Community and Technical College 1
32 Big Sandy Community and Technical College 1
32 Employment Solutions-College for Technical Education 1

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