The Bluegrass State of Kentucky is home to a number of colleges and universities, ranging from state-sponsored schools to a large number of small, independent colleges. Kentucky is vast, and colleges are literally spread all over the state, from the large cities like Lexington, Frankfort and Louisville to small towns in the middle of nowhere. Kentucky boasts numerous lakes and a dense national forest, making it the perfect location for students who love nature.
Below are some of our most requested featured institutions that are currently accepting applications from Kentucky residents.
The University of Kentucky sits on a 670-acre campus in downtown Lexington. The school boasts a large and highly acclaimed College of Agriculture and is also home to the Chandler Medical Center where students can enroll in the colleges of Dentistry, Health Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing and Public Health. As far as sports are concerned, UK has a highly successful basketball program, and its cheerleading squad is a national champion.
Kentucky boasts 19 independent colleges and universities, and many of them are among the most affordable in the state. These colleges enroll about 25,000 students, many of whom are state residents. Check out Alice Lloyd College, a highly regarded liberal arts school in the Appalachian region; Berea College, the first interracial and coeducational college in the south; Midway, Kentucky's only college for women; or Thomas More, a Catholic college founded by the Benedictine Sisters and often touted as a Kentucky "Best Buy" college.