Colleges Near Richmond

Colleges and universities near me in the Richmond, Kentucky area

There 66 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 293,764 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Kentucky with a population of 31,364, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Richmond. Driving time to these schools from Richmond should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Centre College in Danville which is ranked #149 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is University of Cincinnati Main Campus enrolling 40,826 students. In terms of affordability, Ivy Tech Community College South Central in Sellersburg offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $3,234 per year.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Richmond.


66 results

Eastern Kentucky University
E
Richmond, KY
Eastern Kentucky University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Kentucky

  • 14,465enrollment
  • $14,151net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 950-1170SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

1 miles from Richmond

Asbury University
A
Wilmore, KY
Asbury University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Kentucky

  • 1,741enrollment
  • $23,086net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1320SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

23 miles from Richmond

National College Lexington
N
Lexington, KY
 
National College Lexington

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 210enrollment
  • $20,059net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

22 miles from Richmond

Bluegrass Community and Technical College
B
Lexington, KY
 
Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 10,180enrollment
  • $7,013net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 13

24 miles from Richmond

University of Kentucky
K
Lexington, KY
University of Kentucky

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Kentucky

  • 29,986enrollment
  • $19,831net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

24 miles from Richmond

Transylvania University
T
Lexington, KY
Transylvania University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 963enrollment
  • $26,054net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1270SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

25 miles from Richmond

Centre College
C
Danville, KY
Centre College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value in Kentucky

  • 1,333enrollment
  • $22,748net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1340SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

27 miles from Richmond

MedTech College Lexington Campus
M
Lexington, KY
 
MedTech College Lexington Campus

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 389enrollment
  • $22,676net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

28 miles from Richmond

Georgetown College
G
Georgetown, KY
Georgetown College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,565enrollment
  • $18,056net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

37 miles from Richmond

Midway University
M
Midway, KY
 
Midway University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Kentucky

  • 1,381enrollment
  • $24,781net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

36 miles from Richmond

Kentucky State University
K
HBCU
Frankfort, KY
Kentucky State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Kentucky

  • 2,290enrollment
  • $7,254net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 860-1050SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.87Avg GPA

45 miles from Richmond

Kentucky Mountain Bible College
K
Vancleve, KY
 
Kentucky Mountain Bible College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 87enrollment
  • $8,452net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1170SAT range
  • 21-22ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

47 miles from Richmond

Somerset Community College
S
Somerset, KY
 
Somerset Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,837enrollment
  • $5,741net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

49 miles from Richmond

Saint Catharine College
S
Saint Catharine, KY
 
Saint Catharine College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 649enrollment
  • $24,513net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 880-1140SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.1Estimated Avg GPA

53 miles from Richmond

Morehead State University
M
Morehead, KY
Morehead State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,304enrollment
  • $12,498net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

57 miles from Richmond

Campbellsville University
C
Campbellsville, KY
Campbellsville University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 12,771enrollment
  • $19,321net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

64 miles from Richmond

Union College
U
Barbourville, KY
Union College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Kentucky

  • 1,179enrollment
  • $18,027net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

63 miles from Richmond

University of the Cumberlands
T
Williamsburg, KY
 
University of the Cumberlands

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Kentucky

  • 19,110enrollment
  • $13,764net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 930-1140SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

68 miles from Richmond

FAQ's

The closest community college is Bluegrass Community and Technical College and is 23.9 miles from Richmond. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Bluegrass Community and Technical College are $4,568 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Bluegrass Community and Technical College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.