Colleges and Universities in Kentucky

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
Lexington, Kentucky
$21.192 Public 69%
2
Bowling Green, Kentucky
$22.248 Public 92%
3
Louisville, Kentucky
$23.834 Public 71%
4
Richmond, Kentucky
$16.608 Public 60%
5
Highland Heights, Kentucky
$16.464 Public 47%
6
Murray, Kentucky
$19.164 Public 82%
7
Lexington, Kentucky
$12.156 Public 0%
8
Morehead, Kentucky
$18.746 Public 84%
9
Louisville, Kentucky
$12.176 Public 0%
10
Somerset, Kentucky
$12.096 Public 0%
11
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
$12.096 Public 0%
12
Paducah, Kentucky
$12.096 Public 0%
13
Louisville, Kentucky
$34.890 Private Non-Profit 95%
14
Prestonsburg, Kentucky
$12.096 Public 0%
15
Louisville, Kentucky
$17.970 Private For-Profit 0%
16
Columbia, Kentucky
$22.070 Private Non-Profit 0%
17
Louisville, Kentucky
$12.114 Private For-Profit 0%
18
Cumberland, Kentucky
$12.240 Public 0%
19
Owensboro, Kentucky
$12.096 Public 0%
20
Campbellsville, Kentucky
$22.196 Private Non-Profit 68%
21
Ashland, Kentucky
$12.096 Public 0%
22
Frankfort, Kentucky
$15.072 Public 38%
23
Maysville, Kentucky
$12.096 Public 0%
24
Hazard, Kentucky
$12.096 Public 0%
25
Mayfield, Kentucky
$8.673 Private Non-Profit 70%
26
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
$12.096 Public 0%
27
Berea, Kentucky
$23.170 Private Non-Profit 34%
28
Bowling Green, Kentucky
$12.096 Public 0%
29
Madisonville, Kentucky
$12.096 Public 0%
30
Williamsburg, Kentucky
$20.000 Private Non-Profit 71%
31
Florence, Kentucky
$12.176 Public 0%
32
Wilmore, Kentucky
$25.894 Private Non-Profit 66%
33
Danville, Kentucky
$36.020 Private Non-Profit 69%
34
Crestview Hills, Kentucky
$27.345 Private Non-Profit 88%
35
Pikeville, Kentucky
$17.750 Private Non-Profit 100%
36
Georgetown, Kentucky
$32.310 Private Non-Profit 82%
37
Lexington, Kentucky
$31.560 Private Non-Profit 83%
38
Midway, Kentucky
$22.150 Private Non-Profit 54%
39
Louisville, Kentucky
$22.425 Private Non-Profit 81%
40
Lexington, Kentucky
$11.550 Private For-Profit 0%
41
Barbourville, Kentucky
$24.000 Private Non-Profit 74%
42
Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
$12.114 Private For-Profit 0%
43
Owensboro, Kentucky
$18.500 Private Non-Profit 45%
44
Owensboro, Kentucky
$21.200 Private Non-Profit 67%
45
Saint Catharine, Kentucky
$18.106 Private Non-Profit 0%
46
Pippa Passes, Kentucky
$10.620 Private Non-Profit 37%
47
Louisville, Kentucky
$0 Private For-Profit 67%
48
Grayson, Kentucky
$17.418 Private Non-Profit 51%
49
Henderson, Kentucky
$12.096 Public 0%
50
Louisville, Kentucky
$11.185 Private For-Profit 88%

Education in Kentucky

As of June 2014, 20.51 of Kentucky’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 6.89, four-year graduates – 12.47 and Master graduates – 6.06 of the Kentucky population.

Education of Kentucky

As of June 2014, the Kentucky’s average income per capita is 23210, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 42610. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 7.2 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 32. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 6 and 5.8 respectively.

Cost of living in Kentucky

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Kentucky makes 88, with the cost of food being 92.2 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 97. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 74. The index of Kentucky’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 93. The average transportation costs make 95, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 95 points.

Air pollution and health in Kentucky

Kentucky’s index of air quality is 91.8 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 64 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 92 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 225 and the health cost index is lower compared to the average US index.

Climate in Kentucky

Kentucky’s annual rainfall is 46.6 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 11.2, while the United States in general get 25. There are 115 days with measurable precipitation, and 189 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 87.7 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 23.9 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 38 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov