Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

New state budget makes historic investment in higher education

May 03, 2022

Kentucky Capitol
Kentucky Capitol.

The state’s landmark biennial budget, passed in April, makes the largest investment in higher education that Kentucky has seen in decades. Performance funding, research and building preservation and construction received some of the largest allocations. This historic funding will empower Kentucky colleges and universities to remain affordable for students, enhance their campus infrastructure, close opportunity gaps, increase completion rates and drive research in health care, agriculture, manufacturing and more.

Key budget highlights include: 

Campus Operating Funds 

Capital Investment 

Trust Funds 

Council on Postsecondary Education Agency Budget 

Kentucky State University Stabilization Funds (HB 250) 

Last Updated: 5/4/2022