Kentucky Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Kentucky by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 44 colleges in Kentucky with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Kentucky? Mid Continent University tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $8,673. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Kentucky list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2022-2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of Kentucky Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Sullivan University

Louisville, KY

Alice Lloyd College

Pippa Passes, KY

Daymar College Owensboro

Owensboro, KY

Daymar College Bellevue

Bellevue, KY

DeVry University Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

Simmons College of Kentucky

Louisville, KY

Daymar College Paducah Main

Paducah, Kentucky

Daymar College Online

Louisville, Kentucky

Saint Catharine College

Saint Catharine, KY

Daymar College Bowling Green

Bowling Green, KY

University of Pikeville

Pikeville, KY

Kentucky Christian University

Grayson, KY

Midway University

Midway, KY

Campbellsville University

Campbellsville, KY

Lindsey Wilson College

Columbia, KY

Spalding University

Louisville, KY

Brescia University

Owensboro, KY

Union College

Barbourville, KY