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A comprehensive guide to:
8 Public Colleges & Universities
16 Community & Technical Schools
29 Private & Independent Colleges
8 Proprietary Colleges
2 Specialty Colleges
5 Seminaries and Bible Colleges

The alarm blares. It’s 5 a.m. Time for Keneysha Rodney of Radcliff to begin a day that won’t end until around midnight.

Her weekday version of rush hour is familiar to any parent. After Keneysha readies herself, she awakens daughters Kennedi, 7, and Nadia, 5. They dress, eat a quick breakfast, gather their supplies for the day, and are at school by 7:10 a.m. On Wednesdays and Fridays, she stays to volunteer at their school because Keneysha wants her girls to understand the importance of their education.

The rest of the day depends on the day of the week. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, she’s at work at First Citizens Bank in Radcliff by 10 a.m. and home by 5:30 p.m.

Tuesdays and Thursdays she volunteers in the AVID Program at John Hardin High School until 9:45 a.m. Keneysha mentors students. She hopes to inspire them to do better in school and go on to college.

Dinner, baths, homework, and church activities quickly consume each evening.

It is what happens on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, however, that Keneysha believes will change their lives. On those days, she attends classes at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC), preparing for a new career as a high school English teacher.

Keneysha says she likes to hear people express themselves in writing. “You need English,” she says. “Whatever job you do, you have to express yourself in some form. I want to help students do that in an effective manner.”

Interestingly, at age 30, Keneysha is the average age of students at ECTC. Many are also parents. Keneysha’s goal of simultaneously earning a degree, raising a family, and working is more and more common. It still requires sacrifice, and while it isn’t easy, it is easier than ever before.

Colleges and universities across the state have awakened to the vast numbers of adults who want to finish college or change careers. Many now offer evening or weekend classes. Students can often complete part or sometimes even all of their degree online.

Of course, 18-24-year-olds—the traditional college students—have certainly not been forgotten. They are still the primary focus for most Kentucky post-secondary schools.

High-schoolers have an abundance of choices today, and colleges and universities are vying for them, offering online applications and direct links to scholarship applications to make the admissions process easier. Financial aid is available if families know where to look.

In Kentucky, these choices include public and private schools as well as specialty schools. Did you know, for example, that Kentucky is home to an aeronautical college? Did you know at least one school offers a major in video game design, or that study abroad has become an important part of the college experience at many schools?

The number of options is why preparation for college should begin in middle school, according to folks such as Ted Franzeim, senior vice president for customer relations at Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. “Be an advocate for yourself,” Franzeim recommends.

“Take advantage of the many resources that are out there.”

At Kentucky Living, we want to make the process smoother, too. Use this guide as a first step to thinking about which school is the best fit. Location, size, costs, student/faculty ratio, and available majors are just a few of the considerations when making this important decision. This guide gives you much of that information.

Back in Radcliff, it’s 8 p.m. and Keneysha has helped her little ones with their homework and tucked them in for the night. The house is blissfully quiet. It’s time for Keneysha to begin her own homework.

“Yes, it does get to be tiring,” Keneysha admits of her activity-packed days, “but the long-term benefits are worth it. This will translate into a better life for me and my children.”



SOMETIMES BEING A BOTHER CAN SERVE YOU WELL

“Be a pain.”

It sounds like odd advice coming from a state government agency, but it is nonetheless the first step to getting into the college of your choice on the gohigherky.com Web site created by the Kentucky Education Assistance Authority, known to many as KHEAA (pronounced Key-A).

“Sometimes educational agencies use a lot of jargon,” acknowledges Ted Franzeim, senior vice president for customer relations at KHEAA, “and we wanted to put it in terms students could relate to. What we are saying is that families need to be advocates for themselves. For many families, this is one of the biggest investments they are going to make.”

The gohigherky.com site is a good way to start making this investment wisely. It details each step in the college planning process and includes lots of concise, easy-to-navigate information, including virtual campus tours and in-depth information about individual schools. The site also allows you to automatically insert your information into financial aid and college applications.

“This site is for anyone thinking about any kind of education,” Franzeim says. “It is for people who have lost their job and want to go back to school, for those already working but wanting a change of career, and of course for
high-schoolers wanting to get into college.”

KHEAA also publishes numerous guides for those interested in furthering their education. Guides for seniors and adults are on the Web site or can be obtained by e-mailing Tim Ballard, tballard@kheaa.com
. There are additional online guides for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and college transfers.

By the way, KHEAA’s other advice for getting into college:

1. Push yourself. Working a little harder today will make getting into college easier.

2. Find the right fit. Find out which school is the best match for your career goals.

3. Put your hands on some cash. If you think you can’t afford college, think again. Aid is out there.



PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY 40475
(800) 465-9191
www.eku.edu
Enrollment 15,763
In-State Tuition & Fees
$6,312
Room & Board
$6,346
Student/Faculty Ratio 17:1
77% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Nursing, Police Studies/Administration

Kentucky State University
400 E. Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 597-6000
www.kysu.edu
Enrollment 2,834
In-State Tuition & Fees
$5,920
Room & Board
$6,480
Student/Faculty Ratio 14:1
85% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Business Administration, Early Elementary Education, Criminal Justice. KSU is one of Kentucky’s two land-grant institutions.

Morehead State University
150 University Boulevard
Morehead, KY 40351
(800) 585-6781
www.moreheadstate.edu
Enrollment 9,025
In-State Tuition & Fees
$6,038
Room & Board
$5,959
Student/Faculty Ratio 16:1
95% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Elementary Education, University Studies, Social Work

Murray State University
113 Sparks Hall
Murray, KY 42071
(800) 272-4678
www.murraystate.edu
Enrollment 10,030
In-State Tuition & Fees
$5,976
Room & Board
$5,265
Student/Faculty Ratio 17:1
70% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Elementary Education, Business Administration

Northern Kentucky University
Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(800) 637-9948
www.nku.edu
Enrollment 15,443
In-State Tuition & Fees
$6,792
Room & Board
$7,210
Student/Faculty Ratio 17:1
69.9% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Nursing, Business, Psychology

University of Kentucky
100 Funkhouser Building
Lexington, KY 40506
(859) 257-9000
www.uky.edu
Enrollment 27,102
In-State Tuition & Fees
$8,123
Room & Board
$ 6,139
Student/Faculty Ratio 16:1
83% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Accounting, Biology, Marketing. One of two land-grant institutions in Kentucky.

University of Louisville
2301 S. Third Street
Louisville, KY 40292
(800) 334-8635
www.louisville.edu
Enrollment 22,031
In-State Tuition & Fees
$7,944
Room & Board
$5,437
Student/Faculty Ratio 17:1
96% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Kentucky’s metropolitan research university. Biology, Psychology, Communications, Nursing, Business, Engineering

Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Boulevard
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 745-0111
www.wku.edu
Enrollment 20,674
In-State Tuition & Fees
$7,200
Room & Board
$6,346
% Receiving Financial Aid n/a
Student/Faculty Ratio 18:1
Featured Academic Programs
General Studies, Elementary Education, Psychology. Among the top Journalism and Broadcasting schools in the nation.

COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGES (KCTCS)

Ashland Community and Technical College
College Dr. Campus
1400 College Dr.
Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 326-2000
www.ashland.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 4,078
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,000
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 19:1
82% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Business Administration and Management, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement, Applied Process Technologies—Lineman Option

Big Sandy Community and Technical College
One Bert T. Combs Dr.
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
(606) 886-3863
www.bigsandy.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 4,711
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,000
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 20:1
88% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Nursing and Allied Health, Business Studies, Technical Programs, Pre-Professional Program (pre-med, pre-vet, pre-pharmacy)

Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Oswald Building
470 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40506
(866) 774-4872
www.bluegrass.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 12,146
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,080
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 18:1
76% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Business Administration and Management, Radiography

Bowling Green Technical College
1845 Loop Drive
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(800) 790-0990
www.bowlinggreen.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 3,971
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,000
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 22:1
87% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Nursing, Engineering Information Technology, Industrial Maintenance Technology, Medical Administration/Medical Transcription, Culinary Arts, Automotive Technology/Collision Repair, Welding

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
600 College Street Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(877) 246-2322
www.elizabethtown.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 5,762
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,000
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 21:1
81% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Allied Health (nursing, radiography), Automotive Diesel Technology, Education/Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Business Administration and Management

Gateway Community and Technical College
1025 Amsterdam Road
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 441-4500
www.gateway.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 3,477
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,000
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 13:1
84% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Nursing, Criminal Justice/Forensics, Information Technology, Mechatronics/Advanced Manufacturing, Associate in Arts/Associate in Science Transfer Degrees

Hazard Community and Technical College
One Community College Drive
Hazard, KY 41701
(800) 246-7521
www.hazard.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 4,071
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,000
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 18:1
91% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Radiography, Nursing, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Surgical Technology, Sonography

Henderson Community College
2660 South Green Street
Henderson, KY 42420
(800) 696-9958
www.henderson.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 1,948
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,000
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 16:1
88% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Nursing, Information Technology, Industrial Maintenance Technology, Dental Hygiene, Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

Hopkinsville Community College
720 North Green Drive
P.O. Box 2100
Hopkinsville, KY 42241
(866) 534-2224
www.hopkinsville.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 3,235
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,000
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 21:8
77% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Nursing, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Childcare Provider/Assistant, Social Work

Jefferson Community and Technical College
109 East Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 585-4425
www.jefferson.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 14,412
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,080
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 19:1
67% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Nursing, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Radiography Technology, Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Business Administration and Management

Madisonville Community College
North Campus
2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY 42431
(270) 821-2250
www.madisonville.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 4,421
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,000
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 18:1
85% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Nursing/Allied Health, General Occupational/Technical Studies, Business Administration and Management, Medical Radiologic Technology/Science, Radiation Therapist

Maysville Community and Technical College
1755 U.S. Highway 68
Maysville, KY 41056
(606) 759-7141
www.maysville.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 3,479
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,000
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 15:1
87% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Business Administration and Management, Energy Systems, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Nursing, Machine Tool, Welding

Owensboro Community and Technical College
4800 New Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
(866) 755-6282
www.owensboro.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 5,585
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,000
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 16:1
83% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Nursing, Biotechnology, Discover College, Engineering Technology, Industrial Maintenance

Somerset Community College
808 Monticello Street
Somerset, KY 42501
(877) 629-9722
www.somerset.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 7,175
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,000
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 22:1
91% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
AA/AS Degree (General Education), Nursing, Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Criminal Justice, Business/Information Technology

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
700 College Road
Cumberland, KY 40823
(888) 274-SECC
www.southeast.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 4,864
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,144
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 21:1
88% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Nursing, Medical Radiologic Technology/Science, Radiation Therapist, Respiratory Care, Machine Tool Technology, Automotive Technology

West Kentucky Community and Technical College
4810 Alben Barkley Drive
Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 554-9200
www.westkentucky.kctcs.edu
Enrollment 6,607
In-State Tuition & Fees
$3,000
Room & Board
$6,952
Student/Faculty Ratio 17:1
77% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Nursing, Business Administration and Management, Industrial Maintenance/Mechatronics, Information Technology

PRIVATE COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

Alice Lloyd College
100 Purpose Road
Pippa Passes, KY 41844
(888) 280-4252 or
(606) 368-6000
www.alc.edu
Enrollment 609
In-State Tuition & Fees
$9,000
Room & Board
$4,450
Student/Faculty Ratio 19:1
100% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Biology, Education, Business/Marketing

Asbury College
One Macklem Drive
Wilmore, KY 40390
(800) 888-1818
(859) 858-3511
www.asbury.edu
Enrollment 1,613 total
In-State Tuition & Fees
$22,242 (2009-2010); $23,303 (2010-2011)
Room & Board
$5,414 (2009-2010); $5,566 (2010-2011)
Student/Faculty Ratio 15:1
95% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Psychology, Elementary Education, Media Communication, Communications, Social Work

Bellarmine University
2001 Newburg Road
Louisville, KY 40205
(800) 274-4723
www.bellarmine.edu
Enrollment 2,881
In-State Tuition & Fees
$28,900
Room & Board
$8,400
Student/Faculty Ratio 12:1
98% Receiving Financial Aid
(100% of freshmen receive financial aid)
Featured Academic Programs
Nursing, Business, Psychology, Communications, Physical Therapy

Berea College
CPO Box 2142
Berea, KY 40404
(859) 985-3018
(859) 985-3500 (Admissions)
www.berea.edu
Enrollment 1,576
In-State Tuition & Fees
Tuition is free, covered by the interest on the college’s endowment. It is valued at $26,376. Contact school for details.
Room & Board
$6,000 per academic year
Student/Faculty Ratio 10:1
100% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Business Administration, Child/Family Studies, Technology and Industrial Arts

Brescia University
717 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301
(877) 273-7242 (877-BRESCIA)
www.brescia.edu
Enrollment 725
In-State Tuition & Fees
$15,600
Room & Board
$7,600
Student/Faculty Ratio 14:1
85% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Brescia is a Catholic university and offers the only accredited undergraduate Pastoral Ministry Program in the nation.

Campbellsville University
1 University Drive
Campbellsville, KY 42718
(800) 264-6014
www.campbellsville.edu
Enrollment 3,006
In-State Tuition & Fees
$18,810
Room & Board
$6,540
Student/Faculty Ratio 12:1
95% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Business, Education, Biology, Psychology, Music

Centre College
600 West Walnut
Danville, KY 40422
(800) 423-6236
www.centre.edu
Enrollment 1,215
In-State Tuition & Fees
$39,000
Room & Board
Included with tuition
Student/Faculty Ratio 11:1
60% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Liberal arts. About 60 percent of Centre students study in a foreign country before graduation (the highest percentage of any Kentucky school and among the top 5 in the nation).

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
300 High Rise Drive
Suite 392
Louisville, KY 40213
(502) 964-9204
www.erau.edu/louisville
also in Ft. Campbell
Enrollment 1,750 total
In-State Tuition & Fees
$735/course
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio 15:1
40% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Six degree programs related to aeronautics and aerospace.

Georgetown College
400 East College Street
Georgetown, KY 40324
(502) 863-8000
Admissions: (800) 788-9985
www.georgetowncollege.edu
Enrollment 1,882
In-State Tuition & Fees
$26,080
Room & Board
$7,030
Student/Faculty Ratio 13:1
94% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Christian liberal arts college “inspiring students to live, learn, and believe as global citizens.” 43 majors, 32 minors, Master’s in Education. Non-academic Equine Scholars Program and Global Scholars Program.

Indiana Wesleyan University
1500 Alliant Avenue
Louisville, KY 40299
(866) 498-4968
(866-IWU-4YOU)
http://kentucky.indwes.edu/
also in Lexington and Florence
Enrollment 410 total
In-State Tuition & Fees
$14,000-$16,000 depending on program
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio 8:1
85-90% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Accelerated, evening, extended-campus, online, and weekend programs that lead to Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees.

Kentucky Christian University
100 Academic Parkway
Grayson, KY 41143
(606) 474-3000
www.kcu.edu
Enrollment 577
Academic In-State Tuition Fees
$14,088 ($434/credit hour
plus fees)
Room & Board
$5,800
Student/Faculty Ratio 16:1
100% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Affiliated with the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ.

Kentucky Wesleyan College
3000 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301
(800) 999-0592
www.kwc.edu
Enrollment 876
In-State Tuition & Fees
$16,870
Room & Board
$6,440
Student/Faculty Ratio 15:1
98% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
11 pre-professional programs, including Health Sciences, Dual-Degree Engineering and Law, Biology, Criminal Justice, Fitness and Sport Management, Business Administration, Education, Psychology

Lincoln Memorial University
Baptist Regional Medical Center
1 Trillium Way
Corbin, KY 40701
(800) 325-0900 ext. 6280
www.lmunet.edu
also in Middlesboro and main campus in TN, 5 miles from KY state line
Enrollment 3,948 total
In-State Tuition & Fees
$15,120
Room & Board
$5,680 (avail. main campus only)
Student/Faculty Ratio 16:1
98% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Business, Education, and Nursing, Pre-Med

Lindsey Wilson College
210 Lindsey Wilson Street
Columbia, KY 42728
(270) 384-2126
www.lindsey.edu
Enrollment 2317
In-State Tuition & Fees
$17,870
Room & Board
$7,280
Student/Faculty Ratio 16:1
95% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Business, Education, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, and Liberal Arts, Christian Ministries, Communications

McKendree University
11850 Commonwealth Drive
Louisville, KY 40299
(877) 862-1952
www.ky.mckendree.edu
Enrollment 720
In-State Tuition & Fees
$260/credit hour undergrad; 330/credit hour graduate; online rates add 150/credit hour
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio 12:1
60% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
E-Learning, Accelerated classes, RN to BSN, MSN, BBA, Accounting, Marketing, Management, HR, Business Administration, Organizational Communications, MBA

Mid-Continent University
99 Powell Road East
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 247-8521
www.midcontinent.edu
Enrollment 1823
In-State Tuition & Fees
Traditional tuition $13,700 (based on 30 hours)
Adult Program Tuition $7,800 (based on 24 hours)
Room & Board
$6,500
Student/Faculty Ratio 14:1
90% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Business Management, Elementary Education, Psychology/Counseling, Biblical Studies

Midway College
512 East Stephens Street
Midway, KY 40347
(800) 755-0031
www.midway.edu
Enrollment 1,800
In-State Tuition & Fees
varies by program
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio 13:1
90% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees. Accelerated evening degree programs.

Northwood University
11492 Bluegrass Parkway
Suite 112
Louisville, KY 40299
(502) 261-1977
www.northwood.edu
Enrollment Not available
In-State Tuition & Fees
$240/credit hour
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio 7:1
% Receiving Financial Aid N/A
Featured Academic Programs
Business Management

Pikeville College
147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 218-5250
www.pc.edu
Enrollment 1,100
In-State Tuition & Fees
$14,250
Room & Board
$6,000
Student/Faculty Ratio 14:1
98% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Founded by the Presbyterian Church.

St. Catharine College
2735 Bardstown Road
St. Catharine, KY 40061
(859) 336-5082
www.sccky.edu
Enrollment 853
In-State Tuition & Fees
$14,740
Room & Board
$7,210
Student/Faculty Ratio| 12:1
95% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Liberal Arts. Affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church.

Spalding University
845 S. Third Street
Louisville, KY 40203
(800) 896-8941
www.spalding.edu
Enrollment 2,050
In-State Tuition & Fees
Approx. $16,000 but varies by program
Room & Board
$3,000
Student/Faculty Ratio|
13:1
More than 90% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Education, Business

Spencerian College
4627 Dixie Highway
Louisville, KY 40216
(800) 264-1799
(502) 447-1000
www.spencerian.edu
also in Lexington
Enrollment 1,900 total
In-State Tuition & Fees
$14,580
Room & Board
$4,950
Student/Faculty Ratio 13:1
86% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Clinical Assistant, Executive Assistant, Limited Medical Radiography, Medical Transcriptionist, Ophthalmic Assistant, Accounting and Management, Healthcare Reimbursement Specialist AAS; Surgical Technology AAS

Strayer University
2650 Eastpoint Parkway
Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 253-5000
www.strayer.edu
also Lexington and Florence
Enrollment Not available
In-State Tuition & Fees
$1,515-$2,050/course
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio N/A
% Receiving Financial Aid N/A
Featured Academic Programs
Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s. Accounting, Business, Health Services Administration, Information Systems, Master’s in Public Administration

Sullivan University
3101 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40205
(859) 276-4357
www.sullivan.edu
also in Lexington and Ft. Knox
Enrollment 5,519 total
In-State Tuition & Fees
$15,600 (part-time =
$260/credit hour)
Room & Board
$4,950
Student/Faculty Ratio N/A
80% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Culinary Arts, Baking, and Pastry Arts; Business Education; Justice and Public Safety Administration. Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s; a Doctor of Pharmacy degree is available at its Louisville campus.

Thomas More College
333 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017
(800) 825-4557
www.thomasmore.edu
Enrollment Total 1,858
In-State Tuition & Fees
Incoming freshmen: $22,500 + 720 in fees; tuition has a guaranteed 3% increase per year
Room & Board
$6,050
Student/Faculty Ratio 17:1
97% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Catholic liberal arts college with approximately 30 programs of study.

Transylvania University
300 N. Broadway
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 233-8300
www.transy.edu
Enrollment 1,100
In-State Tuition & Fees
$25,280
Room & Board
$7,770
Student/Faculty Ratio 13:1
95%+ Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Among the top 100 private liberal arts colleges in the nation. Extensive study-abroad program.

Union College
310 College Street
Barbourville, KY 40906
(800) 489-8646
(606) 546-1610
www.unionky.edu
Enrollment 1,300
In-State Tuition & Fees
$ 17,954
Room & Board
$5,800
Student/Faculty Ratio 13:1
94% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Liberal Arts. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

University of the Cumberlands
6178 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(800) 343-1609
www.ucumberlands.edu
Enrollment 2,952 total
In-State Tuition & Fees
$15,658
Room & Board
$6,826
Student/Faculty Ratio 18:1
97% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Education, Business, Biology, Ed.D, MA in Professional Counseling, MS in Physician Studies

University of Phoenix
10400 Linn Station Road
Suite 120
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 423-0149
www.phoenix.edu
Enrollment 2,400
In-State Tuition & Fees
$345-$360 per credit hour plus $65-$85 for electronic book fee per class
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio 18:1
% Receiving Financial Aid N/A
Featured Academic Programs
Business Management

PROPRIETARY SCHOOLS

ATA Career Education
10180 Linn Station Road
Suite A-200
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 371-8330
www.ata.edu
Enrollment 500
In-State Tuition & Fees
Varies by program
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio 15:1
75-80% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Dental Assistant, Limited Medical Radiography

Beckfield College
16 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042
(859) 371-9393
www.beckfield.edu
Enrollment 890
In-State Tuition & Fees
$286/credit hour; varies with fees and courses taken
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio 17:1
% Receiving Financial Aid N/A
Featured Academic Programs
Computer Network Administration, Criminal Justice, Health Information Technology, Hospitality, Medical Assisting, Paralegal, Medical Office Technology, Healthcare Management, RN, Practical Nursing

Brown Mackie College
3605 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY 40219
(502) 968-7191
www.brownmackie.edu
also in Ft. Mitchell and Hopkinsville
Enrollment 2866 total
In-State Tuition & Fees
Varies with program. $266-$365/credit hour
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio N/A
78% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Business, Computers, Creative, Education, General Studies, Health & Wellness, Healthcare, and Legal Studies

DeVry University
10172 Linn Station Road
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40223
(866) 906-9388
www.devry.edu/locations/ campuses/loc_louisville.jsp
Enrollment 34
In-State Tuition & Fees
$14,160
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio 4:1
% Receiving Financial Aid N/A
Featured Academic Programs
Online programs in Business & Management, Engineering & Information Technology, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Media Arts & Technology

ITT Technical Institute
9500 Ormsby Station Rd
Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 327-7424
www.itt-tech.edu
also in Lexington
Enrollment 1,645 total
In-State Tuition & Fees
$16,848
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio 14:1
90% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Construction Management, Electronics Engineering, Digital Engineering and Game Design, Paralegal Studies, Criminal Justice, Drafting and Design, Software Development

Sullivan College of Technology and Design
3901 Atkinson Square Drive
Louisville, KY 40218
(800) 844-6528
www.sctd.edu
Enrollment 641
In-State Tuition & Fees
$15,000; $330-395/credit hour, depending on program
Room & Board
$4,950 per academic year
Student/Faculty Ratio 10:1
80% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Mechanical Engineering Technology, Drafting, Interior Design, Computer Network Administration, Computer Network Security and Forensics, HVACR

National College
2376 Sir Barton Way
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 253-0621
www.national-college.edu
also Danville, Florence, Louisville, Pikeville, and Richmond
Enrollment 2,900 total
In-State Tuition & Fees
3 terms (full academic year) $8,028; 4 terms (allows faster graduation) $10,704
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio 16:1
58% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Medical Assisting, Surgical Technology, Administrative Office Professional. School is accelerated and available year-round; it is possible to complete a two-year associate degree in approximately 18 months.

Southwestern College
8095 Connector Drive
Florence, KY 41042
(859) 282-9999
www.swcollege.net
Enrollment 500
In-State Tuition & Fees
$12,725
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio N/A
90% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Business Management, Criminal Justice, Medical Administrative Assistant, Network Communications, Therapeutic Massage Therapy, Phlebotomy

PRIVATE SPECIALTY COLLEGES

Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing
195 School Street
Hyden, KY 41749
(606) 672-2312
www.frontierschool.edu
Enrollment 750
In-State Tuition & Fees
$420/credit hour (full-time)
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio N/A
80% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Master’s and doctoral degrees and post-master’s certificates, ADN to MSN. Must be a registered nurse to apply.

Galen College of Nursing
1031 Zorn Avenue
Suite 400
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 410-6200
www.galencollege.edu
Enrollment 900
In-State Tuition & Fees
$230-275/credit hour plus fees; varies depending on program
Room & Board N/A
Student/Faculty Ratio 12:1
90% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Associate degrees, certificate program and diploma programs. LPN, RN

SEMINARIES AND BIBLE COLLEGES

Asbury Theological Seminary
204 North Lexington Avenue
Wilmore, KY 40390
(800) 2-ASBURY
www.asburyseminary.edu
Enrollment 1,660
In-State Tuition & Fees
$480- $595/credit hour, depending on degree
Room & Board
$4,401
Student/faculty ratio 25:1
83% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
M Div, M Arts, Theology, World Missions, Intercultural missions, pastoral counseling, youth ministries. Master’s in Biblical Studies, Christian Education.

Clear Creek Baptist College
300 Clear Creek Road
Pineville, KY 40977
(866) 340-3196 or
(606) 337-3196
www.ccbbc.edu
Enrollment 188
In-State Tuition & Fees
$5,300+/year
Room & Board
$160-$325/mo. depending on housing (single: $935/semester)
Student/faculty ratio 15:1
85% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Undergrad only; primarily pastoral studies.

Kentucky Mountain Bible College
855 Hwy. 541
Jackson, KY 41339
(800) TRY-KMBC, x 130
www.kmbc.edu
Enrollment 90
In-State Tuition & Fees
$6,710
Room & Board
$3,900
Student/Faculty Ratio 6:1
% Receiving Financial Aid n/a
Featured Academic Programs
BA and AA, Religion, Pastoral Ministries, Cross-Cultural Missions

Lexington Theological Seminary
631 South Limestone
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 252-0361
www.lextheo.edu
Enrollment 75-100
In-State Tuition & Fees
$360 per credit hour 2009-2010 academic year
Room & Board
varies
Student/Faculty Ratio 12:1
85% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
M Div, MA, MA in pastoral studies, D Min. Short-residency terms on-site; online classes.

Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
1044 Alta Vista Road
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 895-3411
www.lpts.edu
Enrollment 220
In-State Tuition & Fees
$9,896
Room & Board
$8,707 single; families additional
Student/Faculty Ratio 10:1
More than 82% Receiving Financial Aid
Featured Academic Programs
Master’s of Divinity, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, Master of Arts in Religion, Professional Doctorate.



HOW MUCH IS THAT COLLEGE IN THE WINDOW?

Sticker shock can quickly set in when families begin looking at colleges. Even if tuition is reasonable, costs add up quickly when food, housing, books, fees, transportation, and clothing are figured in.

“Don’t be discouraged by costs,” says Ted Franzeim, senior vice president for customer relations at the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). “Kentucky has a great student aid program. Families just need to know what the financial aid programs are and how to access them.”

Franzeim says the KEYS program is a particularly good example and yet another reason why planning for college should begin in middle school.

“It is very different from programs in other states. In most states, the green light on merit-based programs goes off in the sophomore year and you are never eligible again. For Kentucky students, the green light continues all the way through high school,” says Franzeim.

For more information on financial aid programs, go to Student Loan Strategies.



THINK COLLEGE HAS PASSED YOU BY? THINK AGAIN

College isn’t just for new high school graduates any more. To learn about the variety of ways schools are catering to new and returning adult students, go to more education.

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