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 Alice Lloyd College
Pippa Passes | (888) 280-4252 or (606) 368-2101

  • Enrollment Under 700
  • In-State Tuition & Fees: Alice Lloyd College students receive the ALC Tuition Guarantee Scholarship that covers the students’ full cost of tuition each year.
  • Room & Board $7,160
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 17:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • The mission of Alice Lloyd College is to educate the youth of Appalachia regardless of their ability to pay with guaranteed tuition to qualified students from their 108-county service area. The cost of education is met by a combination of grants, scholarships, and participation in the student work program.
  • Featured Online Programs: No online programs
  • Graduate Programs: None
As of January 2020

Asbury University
Wilmore | (859) 858-3511 or (800) 888-1818

  • Enrollment Under 2,000
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $30,952
  • Room & Board $7,536
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 12:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 99%
  • Featured Online Programs: Education, Business, Media Communications, Adult Degree Completion
  • Graduate Programs: 
    Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Business Administration Nonprofit Management (MBA); Master of Arts in Communication: Digital Storytelling; Master of Fine Arts; Film & Television Production (MFA), Master of Fine Arts: Screenwriting (MFA); Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT); Master of Arts; ESL, LBD, Literacy Specialist; Education Specialist (Ed.S): Principal Licensure, Instructional Supervisor options, Educational Certifications: Director of Pupil Personnel, Instructional Supervisor.
As of January 2020

Bellarmine University
Louisville | (800) 274-4723

  • Enrollment Under 3,900
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $42,430
  • Room & Board $9,030
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 11:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100% (100% of freshmen receive financial aid)
  • Featured Online Programs: Master of Health Science; Master of Science in Nursing; Master of Arts in Education; Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership and Social Justice; Rank I; Doctor of Nursing Practice.

Graduate Programs: 

  • Doctoral Level
    Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP); Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT); Ph.D. in Health Professions Education; Ph.D. in Education and Social Change; Ph.D. in Leadership in Higher Education; Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in K-12 District Leadership.
  • Master’s Level
    Master of Arts in Communication (MAC); Master of Arts in Education (MAEd); Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT); Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Weeknight, Weekend, and Executive); Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership and Social Justice (M.Ed.); Master of Health Science (MHS); Master of Health Science in Medical Lab Science (MLS); Master of Health Science in Respiratory Therapy (MHS-RT); Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT); Master of Science in Digital Media (MSDM); Master of Science in Nursing Education or Administration Tracks (MSN); Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Track (MSN-FNP)

Specialist, certificate and second degree programs are also available

As of January 2020

Berea College
Berea | (859) 985-3500

  • Enrollment Under 1,700
  • In-State Tuition & Fees: Berea students receive a Tuition Promise Scholarship each year which is combined with any other financial aid received to cover 100% of tuition costs, valued at $44,100 per year.
  • Room & Board $6,966 per academic year
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 10:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • Featured Online Programs: None
  • Graduate Programs: None
As of January 2020

Brescia University
Owensboro | (877) 273-7242 (877-BRESCIA)

  • Enrollment Under 1,400
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $20,990
  • Room & Board $9,940
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 13:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 95%
  • Featured Online Programs: Associate of Arts in Human Services; Bachelor of Social Work; Master of Social Work; Bachelor of Arts in Psychology; Bachelor of Arts in Theology – Emphasis in Pastoral Studies; Bachelor of Science in Accounting; Bachelor of Science in Business; Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • Graduate Programs: Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Science in Management (MSM); Master of Science in Teacher Leadership (MSTL); Master of Social Work (MSW)
As of January 2020

Brighton Center’s Center for Employment Training
Newport | (859) 491-8303 x2200

  • Enrollment Under 200
  • In-State Tuition & Fees Valued at $8,350. CET is geared to underserved and dislocated workers. Generous aid is available via Pell Grants, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), and United Way funding to qualified students.
  • Room & Board N/A
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 15:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • Featured Online Programs: None

Graduate Programs:  None

As of January 2020

Campbellsville University
Campbellsville | (800) 264-6014

  • Enrollment over 10,000
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $24,596
  • Room & Board $7,700–9,400, depending on location
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 13:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 93%
  • Regional Centers in Louisville, Harrodsburg, Liberty, Somerset, Hodgenville, Albany
  • Featured Online Programs: MBA, MA in Education–Teacher Leader, MA in Education in School Guidance Counseling (P-12), MA in School Improvement–Rank I, MA in Special Education–Initial Certification, MA in Special Education–Teacher Leader, MA in Sport Management, Master in Management and Leadership, Master of Social Work, Master of Theology, Bachelor of Social Work, BS in Business Administration, BS in Criminal Justice Administration, BS in Pastoral Ministries, RN to BSN, AS in Business Administration, AS in Christian Studies, AS in Criminal Justice Administration, AS in General Studies, Certificate in Christian Ministry
  • Graduate Programs: MBA, MDiv, MA in Education–Teacher Leader, MA in Education in School Guidance Counseling (P-12), MA in School Improvement–Rank I, MA in Special Education–Initial Certification, MA in Special Education–Teacher Leader, M. Ed in Montessori Teacher, MA in Sport Management, Master in Management and Leadership, Master of Social Work, Master of Theology
  • Ph D in Management
As of January 2020

Centre College
Danville | (800) 423-6236

  • Enrollment Under 1,500
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $53,740
  • Room & Board N/A (included in tuition and fees)
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 10:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid more than 90%
  • Featured Online Programs: None
  • Graduate Programs:  None
As of January 2020

Frontier Nursing University
Hyden | (606) 672-2312

  • Enrollment over 2,450
  • $600 per credit hour
  • Room & Board N/A
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 21:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 82%
  • Featured Online Programs:
    Frontier Nursing University is committed to providing education via distance learning, allowing students to remain in their communities during their graduate education. Students are required to attend 1-3 brief on-campus sessions that include a three-day initial orientation session and an advanced skill-building session prior to starting clinical experience.  Students complete all other coursework and their clinical experience in their home communities. FNU offers entry options for registered nurses with either an associate degree in nursing or a bachelor’s in another field.  FNU also offers Post-Graduate Certificate options for those who are already certified as a nurse-midwife or nurse practitioner.  Community-based distance education degree programs offered include Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice, ADN Bridge Entry Option, and Post-Graduate Certificate.  Specialties offered include nurse-midwife, family nurse practitioner, women’s healthcare nurse practitioner, and psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner.
  • Graduate Nursing Specialties: Certified Nurse-Midwife, Family Nurse Practitioner, Women’s Healthcare Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Distance Education Options: Doctor of Nursing Practice, Master of Science in Nursing, ADN Bridge Entry Option, Post-Graduate Certificate
  • Graduate Programs: All programs at FNU are graduate or post-graduate programs.
As of January 2020

Georgetown College
Georgetown | (502) 863-8000

Undergraduate Office of Admissions (800) 788-9985
Graduate Education Office of Admissions (502) 863-7986

  • Enrollment Under 1,500
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $39,810
  • Room & Board $10,160
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 11:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100% (100% of full-time undergraduate students are awarded financial aid)
  • Featured Online Programs:Georgetown College’s Graduate Education Program offers fully online options for first-time teachers and seasoned educators alike. All programs are available in an online/distance-learning format.
  • Graduate Programs:Advanced Programs: MA in Education with Literacy Specialist (P-12); MA in Education with Instructional Leadership (Level 1); MA in Education with additional certification in Learning and Behavior Disorders (P-12); MA in Education with additional certification in Moderate and Severe Disabilities P-12; MA in Education with additional certification in Learning and Behavior Disorders and Moderate and Severe Disabilities Certificate (P-12, 60-hour program); MA in Education with Teacher Leader (P-12); multiple endorsement options. Initial Certification Programs: MA in Education (P-12, Middle, or Secondary Initial Certification); MA in Education with Learning and Behavior Disorders Certification; MA in Education with Moderate and Severe Disabilities Certification; MA in Education with Learning and Behavior Disorders and Moderate and Severe Disabilities Certifications (60-hour program). Non-Certification Programs: MA in Education in Education Literacy Specialist with English Concentration
As of January 2020

Indiana Wesleyan University
Louisville | (866) 498-4968 (866-IWU-4YOU)

  • Enrollment Under 1,400
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $20,958–25,659
  • Room & Board N/A
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 10:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 75-80%
  • Campuses in Florence, Lexington, and Louisville
  • Featured Online Programs: Indiana Wesleyan University areas of studies are: Nursing, Early Childhood Education, Business, Social Work, Ministry, Criminal Justice, Health Sciences, and Counseling.
  • Graduate Programs: Master of Public Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Ministry, Master of Social Work, Master of Science in Nursing
As of January 2020

Kentucky Christian University
Grayson | (606) 474-3000

  • Enrollment Under 600
  • Academic In-State Tuition Fees $20,600
  • Room & Board $8,700
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 12:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • Featured Online Programs: Master of Science in Nursing-Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (MSN-APRN), Master of Arts in Religion, RN to BSN
  • Graduate Programs: Teacher Leader Master of Arts in Education (beginning August 2017); Master of Arts in Biblical Studies; Master of Arts in Christian Leadership; Master of Arts in Religion; Master of Science in Nursing-Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (MSN-APRN)
As of January 2020

Kentucky Wesleyan College
Owensboro | (800) 999-0592

  • Enrollment 837
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $28,760
  • Room & Board $10,000
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 13:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 98%
  • Featured Online Programs: Graphic Design, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, General Studies, Psychology
  • Graduate Programs: None
As of January 2020

Lincoln Memorial University
Corbin | (800) 325-0900 ext. 6324

  • Enrollment: 4,867 (1,975 undergrads; 2,892 graduate and professional)
  • Tuition: $22,200
  • Room & Board (main campus only) $7,550 (may vary with residence and meal plan)
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 13:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 65%
  • Main campus in Harrogate, TN; extended site in Corbin (programs offered in Corbin: Associate of Science in Nursing)
  • Featured Online Programs: RN–BSN; Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Graduate Programs: Graduate Nursing Programs available at the main campus: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthetist and Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
As of January 2020

Lindsey Wilson College
Columbia | (270) 384-2126

  • Enrollment Under 2,500
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $24,000
  • Room & Board $9,425
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 15:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • Featured Online Programs: LWC offers online programs in – Bachelor of Arts: business administration, criminal justice, human services and counseling. Bachelor of Science: nursing (RN to BSN); Master of Education: teacher as leader; counseling and human development
  • Graduate Programs: Master of Education: teacher as leader, counseling and human development; Doctorate of Philosophy in counselor education & supervision; Master of Business Administration (MBA)
As of January 2020

McKendree University
Radcliff | (270) 351-5003

  • Enrollment 139
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $390/credit (Undergraduate), $485/ credit (Graduate-MSN), $530/ credit (Graduate-MBA)
  • Room & Board N/A
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 14:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 58%
  • Campuses in Radcliff
  • Featured Online Programs: Bachelor of Business Administration in Cyber Defense, Management, Marketing, Administration, Accounting, Human Resource Management, Sport Management, or Supply Chain and Logistics; BSN (Completion); Bachelor of Arts in Psychology or Sociology/Criminal Justice; Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems; Master of Arts in Criminal Justice; Master of Arts in Education; MBA; MSN
  • Graduate Programs:  Master of Business Administration (Human Resource Management  and Cyber Defense concentrations available), Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, Master of Science in Nursing (Concentrations available: Education, Administration, Population Health, and a Dual MSN/ MBA option), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP).
As of January 2020

Midway University
Midway | (800) 952-4122

  • Enrollment 1,702 (Fall 2019)
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $24,850
  • Room & Board $8,480
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 16:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid -97% of daytime undergraduate students receive institutional aid.
  • Campus – Midway, KY
  • Featured Online Programs: Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Health Care Administration, Marketing Communication, MBA, Psychology, Public Health, Sport Management, Teacher Education, RN–BSN
  • Graduate Programs: MBA with areas of concentrations in Equine Studies, Health Care Administration, Sport Management, or Tourism and Event Management; Master of Education Teacher Leader; Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with concentrations in Administration or Education
As of January 2020

Northwood University
Louisville | (502) 261-1977

  • Enrollment Under 200
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $455 per credit hour ($10,920 per year, full time)
  • Room & Board N/A
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 7:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid N/A
  • Featured Online Programs: Accounting, Aftermarket Management Automotive Marketing & Management, Management Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, Franchising Management, Health Care Management, Management, Marketing
  • Graduate Programs:  Northwood University DeVos Graduate School offers two online programs in KY: Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and Masters of Science in Organizational Leadership.
As of January 2020

Spalding University
Louisville | (502) 585-7111

  • Enrollment Under 2,000
  • In-State Tuition & Fees approx. $24,450
  • Room & Board $7,600
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 15:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 98%
  • Featured Online Programs: Bachelor’s –Business Administration, Communication, Nursing (RN to BSN), Psychology. Master’s – Business Communication, Nursing (MSN: Leadership track). Doctorate – Nursing Practice, Occupational Therapy (Post-Professional OTD).
  • Graduate Programs: Master’s – Athletic Training (MSAT), Business Communication (MSBC), education programs (MA in Teaching, MA in Education: Teacher Leadership, MA in School Guidance Counseling), *Mental Health Counseling (MAMHC), Nursing (MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner track, MSN: Leadership track), Social Work (MSW), Writing (MA and MFA). Doctorate – Clinical Psychology (PsyD), Education (EdD): Leadership, Nursing Practice (DNP), Occupational Therapy (Entry-level OTD, Post-Professional OTD), *Social Work (DSW). Other certificates – Assistive and Adaptive Technology, Education endorsement programs, Education: Rank I programs (Instructional Leadership: School Principal, Planned Sixth Year: Teacher Leader), Writing. *-pending approval from the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges.
As of January 2020

Thomas More University
Crestview Hills | (859) 341-5800

  • Enrollment more than 2,000
  • In-State Tuition & Fees: $30, 550 (incl. textbook rentals)
  • Room & Board $9,000
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 16:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • Featured Online Programs:  Thomas More University offers the online MBA (18 month sequence), Master of Arts and Bachelor in Ethical Leadership, Bachelor of Business Administration, RN to BSN program, and a variety of liberal arts courses that augment classroom-based students’ schedules.
  • Graduate Programs: The Master of Arts in Ethical Leadership, an online degree option for students seeking a graduate degree in an area that crosses every industry; Master of Business Administration; Master of Arts in Teaching; Teacher Leader Master of Education
As of January 2020

Transylvania University
Lexington | (859) 233-8300

  • Enrollment Under 1,000
  • Tuition & Fees $40,210
  • Room & Board $11,140
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 11:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • Featured Online Programs: None
  • Graduate Programs: None
As of January 2020

Union College
Barbourville | (800) 489-8646 | (606) 546-1610

  • Enrollment Under 1,200
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $27,950
  • Room & Board $7,500
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 15:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • Union College has partnerships with Somerset Community College and Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College in which students can spend the first two years at the community college and then transfer to Union to complete their bachelor’s degree in a variety of programs.
  • Featured Online Programs: Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing: RN-BSN; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Bachelor of Science in Multidisciplinary Studies with concentrations in General Management, Law Enforcement and Psychology; Master of Business Administration; Master of Arts in Education; Master of Arts in General Psychology; Master of Science Athletic Administration; Master of Science in Managerial Accounting; Master of Science in Digital Marketing & Communications
  • Graduate Programs: Master of Business Administration; Master of Arts in Education; Master of Arts in General Psychology; Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology; Master of Science in Administration; Master of Science in Athletic Administration; Master of Science in Digital Marketing & Communications; Master of Science in Healthcare Administration; Master of Science in Information Systems Management; Master of Science in Managerial Accounting; Master of Science in Substance Abuse Counseling
As of January 2020

University of the Cumberlands
Williamsburg | (800) 343-1609

  • Enrollment: 16,966 (3,875 undergraduate & 13,091 graduate)
  • Tuition & Fees: On-campus – $9,875 annually inc. textbooks. Online courses begin at $199 per credit hour.
  • Room & Board $9,300
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 15:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 99%
  • Featured Online Undergraduate ProgramsBusiness: Accounting, Business; Education: Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education; Health & Wellness: Coaching, Nursing (RN-BSN); Humanities: Human Services; Religious Studies: Missions & Ministry; Social & Behavioral Sciences: Criminal Justice, Psychology and Public Health; Technology: Information Technology Sciences, Information Technology.
  • Featured Online Graduate Programs: Business: Business Administration, Business, Project Management, Global Business with Blockchain Technology, Strategic Management; Counseling: Addiction Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Counseling Education & Supervision; Education: Educational Leadership, Educational Specialist, Leadership, Education, Teaching, Education Administrative Certifications; Health Science: Coaching, Human Performance, Family Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant Studies; Information Technology: Information Technology, Digital Forensics, Information Systems Security, Information Technology; Ministry: Christian Studies; Psychology: Clinical Psychology
As of January 2020

University of Pikeville
Pikeville | (606) 218-5250 or 1 (800) BEARS00

  • Enrollment Under 2,400
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $22,050
  • Room & Board $8,050
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 15:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • Featured Online Programs: Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Social Work (MSW); Teacher Leader Master of Arts in Education (M.A.Ed.); and RN-BSN program.
  • Graduate Programs: Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Arts in Education: Teacher Leader Program (M.A.Ed.); Master of Social Work (MSW); Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.); and Doctor of Optometry (O.D.)
As of January 2020
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