Public college tend to be larger in size and more affordable than private schools when attended by students with state residency.

There are 24 Public colleges in Kentucky on our list. Explore the the schools below to get an idea if any are a match for you.


List of Public colleges in Kentucky
College Location
Ashland Community and Technical College Ashland, Kentucky
Big Sandy Community and Technical College Prestonsburg, Kentucky
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Lexington, Kentucky
Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, Kentucky
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Gateway Community and Technical College Florence, Kentucky
Hazard Community and Technical College Hazard, Kentucky
Henderson Community College Henderson, Kentucky
Hopkinsville Community College Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville, Kentucky
Kentucky State University Frankfort, Kentucky
Madisonville Community College Madisonville, Kentucky
Maysville Community and Technical College Maysville, Kentucky
Morehead State University Morehead, Kentucky
Murray State University Murray, Kentucky
Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, Kentucky
Owensboro Community and Technical College Owensboro, Kentucky
Somerset Community College Somerset, Kentucky
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College Bowling Green, Kentucky
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Cumberland, Kentucky
University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky
University of Louisville Louisville, Kentucky
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Paducah, Kentucky
Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, Kentucky