Kentucky: Council on Postsecondary Education

By the Numbers: Kentucky Postsecondary and Adult Education Facts (May 2011)

Colleges, Universities, and Adult Education

Colleges and Universities

 

Campuses

Public universities

8

24

KCTCS

16

70

AIKCU nonprofit institutions

20

29

Other CPE-licensed nonprofit KY institutions

13

--

CPE-licensed for-profit KY institutions

5

--

Out-of-state institutions licensed by CPE to operate in KY

27

 

 

 

 

Enrollment by Institution Type

 

5-year Change

Public universities

128,598

6%

KCTCS

92,365

3%

Nonprofit (AIKCU members)

36,194

16%

Other KY Independent

14,013

--

Out-of-state (licensed by CPE)

12,161

--

 

 

 

Enrollment by Level

Headcount

Full-time

Undergraduate

243,174

169,651

Graduate

38,548

26,191

 

 

 

Number of Degrees and Credentials Conferred

 

5-year Change

Diploma and Certificate

22,694

30%

Associate

13,683

41%

Baccalaureate

22,131

13%

Master's

9,169

22%

Graduate Certificate

461

59%

Doctorate - Research/Scholarship

596

12%

Doctorate - Professional Practice

1,323

28%

Doctorate - Other

29

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GED and Adult Basic Education

 

5-year Change

Number of adult education providers

62
serving 120 counties

 

Number of GED graduates

7,083

-24%

GED grads in 2008 enrolling in college (2009-10)

25%

2%

GED pass rate

81%

1%

Students

Diversity

 

Percentage

Female

161,345

57%

Male

121,995

44%

 

 

 

American Indian or Alaskan Native

773

<1%

Asian

4,199

2%

Black

26,256

10%

Hispanic or Latino

6,966

3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

316

<1%

White

221,497

79%

Two or More Races

5,342

2%

Unknown Race/Ethnicity

11,121

4%

Nonresident Alien

6,830

3%

 

 

 

Non-traditional Undergraduates

 

Percentage

Undergraduates ages 25 and older

68,115

30%

Percent attending full-time

27,960

41%

 

 

 

Residency

 

Percentage

Out-of-state

47,388

19%

International

7,649

3%

 

 

 

Academic Performance

 

 

Average ACT of Kentucky High School Graduates

19.9

 

Four-year Graduation Rate (2012-13)

 

 

Public Universities

24.2%

 

Nonprofit (AIKCU members)

37.5%

 

Five-year Graduation Rate (2012-13)

 

 

Public Universities

43.1%

 

Nonprofit (AIKCU members)

47.7%

 

Six-year Graduation Rate (2012-13)

 

 

Public Universities

48.9%

 

Nonprofit (AIKCU members)

49.1%

 

Finance

 

No. of Recipients

Average Award

Federal Pell Grant Recipients

118,552

$3,606

KEES Recipients (merit awards)

68,918

$1,521

State Need-based Aid

 

 

CAP Recipients

39,729

$1,568

KTG Recipients (need-based awards, non-publics only)

11,630

$2,578

Number of Qualifying Applicants Denied Need-based Aid

11,050

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Undergraduate Tuition and Fees (2014-15)

 

5-year Change

Public Universities

 

 

In-state Tuition and Fees

$8,655

21%

Out-of-state Tuition and Fees

$20,243

18%

KCTCS

 

 

In-state Tuition and Fees

$4,530

16%

Out-of-state Tuition and Fees

$15,570

17%

 

Employees of Public Colleges and Universities

 

 

Total

39,075

 

Faculty

11,279

 

Universities

9,526

 

KCTCS

1,753

 

Non-faculty

27,796

 

Universities

20,223

 

KCTCS

7,573

 

 

 

 

Fiscal Information

 

5-year Change

Net State General Fund Appropriations

$916,013,400

-9%

Tuition and Fee Revenue

$1,566,309,051

24%

State Student Financial Aid

$140,077,254

8%

External R&D Funding (2013)

$487,100,000

-6%

 

Last Updated 3/23/2015