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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 who are within the 108-county service area receive the Appalachian Leaders Scholarship that covers the students’ full cost of tuition for up to 10 semesters.
  • Room & Board $7,390
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 16.5:1
  • 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 2022

Asbury University

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

  • Enrollment Under 2,000
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $32,084
  • Room & Board $8,340
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 14:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • Featured Online Programs: Instructional Design, Public Health, Education, Adult Degree Completion, and Health Communication
  • Graduate Programs: Business, Communications, and Education

As of January 2022

Bellarmine University

Louisville | (800) 274-4723

  • Enrollment Under 3,200
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $45,630
  • Room & Board $9,250 (excludes one-time $400 matriculation fee)
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 13:1
  • 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; Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Studies (degree completion); Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Software and Data Engineering; RN to BSN Bachelor of Science; Ph.D. in Health Professions Education.

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 Health Science in Biomedical Sciences; 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 2022

Berea College

Berea | (859) 985-3500

  • Enrollment under 1,600
  • 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 $42,900 per year.
  • Room & Board: Housing – $3,886, Meals – $3,598/30
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 10:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • Featured Online Programs: None
  • Graduate Programs: None

As of January 2022

Brescia University

Owensboro | (270) 685-3131

  • Enrollment Under 1,400
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $26,000
  • Room & Board $9,710-10,960
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 13:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 92%
  • 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 Social Work (MSW); Master of Science in Clinical Psychology; Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology.

As of January 2022

Brighton Center’s Center for Employment Training

Newport | (859) 491-8303 x2201

  • Enrollment Under 200
  • In-State Tuition & Fees Valued at $9,185. CET is geared to underserved and dislocated workers. Generous aid is available via Pell Grants, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Department of Community Based Services, and United Way funding to qualified students.
  • Room & Board N/A
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 15:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • Featured Online Programs:  Evening/Weekend or Daytime Medical Assisting (50% online/50% in-person), Daytime Health Technology Administration (50% online/50% in-person)

Graduate Programs:  None

As of January 2022

Campbellsville University
Campbellsville | (800) 264-6014

  • Enrollment over 12,098
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $25,400
  • Room & Board $8,000–9,700, depending on location
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 14:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 91%
  • Regional Centers in Louisville, Harrodsburg, Somerset, Liberty, and Hodgenville, all in Kentucky; Los Angeles in California, and Windsor in Ontario
  • Featured Online Programs: MA in Special Education, MA in Special Education Teacher Leader, MA in Education Teacher Leader, MA in School Counseling, MA in Education, MA in Teaching, MAED Supervisor Instruction, Master of Education, MA in School Improvement, Education Endorsements (graduate); MBA, MSITM, MML, MSCS, MMED, MTh, MDiv, MSW, MSN, MA in Sport Management, MS in Justice Studies, MA in English, Graduate English Certificate, Certificate in Christian Ministries, AS in Christian Studies, BS in Leadership and Missions, BS in Pastoral Ministries, RN-to-BSN, Certificate in Accounting, AS in Business Administration, BSBA  (Accounting, Business Administration, Business Information Technology, Healthcare Management, Human Resources management, management, marketing), BS in General Business, BSW, AS in Education, BS in Special Education, BS in P-5 Education, Certificate in Mass Communication, AS in Mass Communication, AS in Criminal Justice, AS in General Studies, BS in Liberal Arts and Sciences, BS in Criminal Justice
  • Graduate Programs: MBA, MSITM, PMBA, MS Could Computing, MML, MS Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, MS in Computer Science, MMFT, MTh, MDiv, MSW, Master of Arts in Music, MA in Musicology, MA in Worship, Master of Music in Conducting, MM in Instrumental Performance, MM in Vocal Performance/Pedagogy, MM in Piano Pedagogy/Performance, MM in Music Education, Artist Diploma, MA in Education Teacher Leader, MA in Special Education Teacher Leader, MA in Special Education, MA in School Counseling, MA in Education in Supervisor of Instruction, MA in Education in Educational Administration, Master of Education, MA in School Improvement, Educational Endorsements, APRN, MA in Sport Management, MS in Justice Studies, MA in English, Certificate in English (Graduate), MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, PhD in Management, DBA in Management, Doctor of Chiropractic
  • DBA in Management and Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)

As of January 2022

Centre College
Danville | (800) 423-6236

  • Enrollment Under 1,500
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $46,000
  • Room & Board $11,600
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 10:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid more than 90%
  • Featured Online Programs: None
  • Graduate Programs:  None

As of January 2022

Georgetown College
Georgetown | (502) 863-8000

  • Enrollment Under 1,650
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $41,200
  • Room & Board $10,990
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 13:1
  • 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


Graduate Education Office of Admissions (855) 765-8728

As of January 2022

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

  • Enrollment Under 1,400
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $20,550–26,714
  • Room & Board N/A
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 9:1
  • 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 2021

Kentucky Christian University
Grayson | (606) 474-3000

  • Enrollment 600
  • Academic In-State Tuition Fees $21,530 (Block Tuition 12-18 hours)
  • Room & Board $8,840
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 12:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • Online Undergraduate Programs: RN to BSN
  • Graduate Programs: 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 2022

Kentucky Wesleyan College
Owensboro | (800) 999-0592

  • Enrollment 780
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $31,300
  • Room & Board $10,185
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 13:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 98%
  • Featured Online Programs: Graphic Design, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, General Studies, Psychology, Religion
  • Graduate Programs: None

As of January 2022

Lincoln Memorial University

Corbin | (800) 325-0900 ext. 6324

  • Enrollment: 5,118 (1,673 undergrads; 3,445 graduate and professional)
  • Tuition: $24,710/ $1,030 per credit hour
  • Room & Board (main campus only) $8,830 (may vary with residence and meal plan)
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 14:1
  • 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 2022

Lindsey Wilson College
Columbia | 1-800-264-0138

  • Enrollment more than 2,600
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $25,718
  • Room & Board $9,495
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 14:1
  • Receiving financial aid more than 95%
  • Featured Online Programs: LWC offers fully online degree programs in — Bachelor of Arts: business administration, criminal justice, human services & counseling; Bachelor of Science: nursing (RN BSN). 
  • Graduate Programs: Master of Education Counseling and Human Development, Doctorate of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision; Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Science in Technology Management; and Doctor of Nursing Practice in Executive Leadership
  • Notable Achievement: For two consecutive years, LWC nursing graduates have posted a 100 percent pass rate on the NCLEX-RN national licensure examination (2019 & 2020).

As of January 2022

Midway University
Midway | (800) 952-4122

  • Enrollment 1,827 (Fall 2021)
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $24,900
  • Room & Board $8,600
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 17:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 99% of daytime undergraduate students receive institutional aid.
  • Featured Online Programs: Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Health Care Administration, Marketing Communication, MBA, Psychology, Public Health, Teacher Education, RN–BSN
  • Graduate Programs: MBA with areas of concentrations in Equine Studies, Health Care Administration, Human Resource Management, 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 2022

Northwood University
Louisville | (502) 261-1977

  • Enrollment Under 200
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $470 per credit hour 
  • 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, Cybersecurity Management, Sport Management
  • Graduate Programs:  Northwood University DeVos Graduate School offers four online programs in KY: Masters of Business Administration (MBA), ), Masters of Science in Business Analytics, Masters of Finance, and Masters of Science in Organizational Leadership, Masters in Human Resources

As of January 2022

Spalding University
Louisville | (502) 585-7111

  • Enrollment Under 2,000
  • In-State Tuition & Fees approx. $26,900 (tuition), $100-$350 (Fees)
  • Room & Board $8,300
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 11:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 99%
  • Featured Online Programs: Bachelor’s – Accounting, Business Administration (tracks in general studies, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Sports Management), Communication (Communication Studies, Communication and Social Change, Integrated Organizational Communication, Media Studies, Public Relations), Health Science (Healthcare Management track with a minor in Business Administration), Nursing (RN to BSN), Psychology. Post-bachelor’s Certificates – Accounting, Financial Planning. Master’s – Business Communication (MSBC: tracks in Accounting, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Organizational Leadership, Sports Management), Nursing (MSN: tracks in Family Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare and Leadership, Nurse Education). Doctorate – Leadership, Nursing Practice, Occupational Therapy (Post-Professional OTD), Physical Therapy (Post-professional DPT).
  • Graduate Programs: Master’s – Athletic Training (MSAT), Business Communication (MSBC: tracks in Accounting, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Organizational Leadership, Sports Management), Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MACMHC), education programs (MA in Teaching, MA in School Guidance Counseling, MEd in Teacher Leadership, MEd in Instructional Leadership), Nursing (MSN: tracks in Family Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare and Leadership, Nurse Education), 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), Physical Therapy (Entry-level DPT and Post-Professional DPT), Social Work (DSW). Other certificates –  Accounting (Post-bachelor’s), Education endorsement programs, Education: Rank I programs (Instructional Leadership: School Principal, Planned Sixth Year: Teacher Leader), Financial Planning (Post-bachelor’s),  Human Resource Management, Natural Science (Post-bachelor’s), Sports Management, Upper Extremity Rehabilitation (Post-master’s), Writing (Creative Writing or Professional Writing & Editing). 

As of January 2022

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

  • Enrollment nearly 2,000
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $33,060 (incl. textbook rentals)
  • Room & Board $9,688
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 14:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • Online Programs: Associate of Arts in Management, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts in Ethical Leadership, Bachelor of Arts Individualized Program, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN), Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Ethical Leadership, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science in Nursing
  • Graduate Programs: Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Ethical Leadership, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science in Nursing

As of January 2022

Transylvania University
Lexington | (859) 233-8300

  • Enrollment Under 1,000
  • Tuition & Fees $43,670
  • Room & Board $12,750
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 11:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 99%
  • Featured Online Programs: None
  • Graduate Programs: None

As of January 2022

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

  • Enrollment less than 1,200
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $27,900
  • Room & Board $6,700
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 12:1
  • Students Receiving Financial Aid 100%
  • 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 Athletic Training; Master of Science in Digital Marketing & Communications; Master of Science in Healthcare Administration; Master of Science in Human Resource Management; Master of Science in Information Systems Management; Master of Science in Managerial Accounting; Master of Science in Substance Abuse Counseling

As of January 2022

University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg | (800) 343-1609

  • Enrollment 19,312 (4,618 undergraduate & 14,694 graduate)ate)
  • Tuition & Fees On-campus $9,875 annually (inc. textbooks. No additional fees or costs for on-campus students. Online courses begin at $199 per credit hour.)
  • Room & Board $9,300
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 20:1
  • Receiving Financial Aid 99%
  • Featured Online Undergraduate Programs: Accounting, Business Administration; Education: Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education; Health & Wellness: Coaching, Public Health, Exercise & Sport Science; Humanities: Human ServicesMedical Science: Nursing (RN-BSN); Religious Studies: Missions & Ministry; Social & Behavioral Sciences: Criminal Justice, Psychology; Technology: Information Technology 
  • Featured Online Graduate Programs: Business: Business Administration, Finance, Project Management, Global Business with Blockchain Technology, Strategic Management; Counseling: Addiction Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Counseling Education & Supervision; Education: Educational Leadership, Educational Specialist, Leadership, Teaching, Education Administrative Certifications; Health Science: Coaching, Human Performance; Information Technology: Cyber Engineering, Information Technology, Digital Forensics, Information Systems Security; Medical Science: Family Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy; Ministry: Christian Studies

As of January 2022

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

  • Enrollment Under 2,240
  • In-State Tuition & Fees $22,050
  • Room & Board $8,050
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 14:1
  • 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 2021

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