Kentucky Public Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment

List of Public Colleges by Enrollment

List of Public Colleges by Enrollment

Below is a ranking of the 24 public colleges in Kentucky with the largest enrollment of full and part time students. University of Kentucky tops the list with a population of 29,182 students.

Data is reported for the 2017/18 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of Kentucky Public Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment
College Enrollment
K

Lexington, KY

29,182
L

Louisville, KY

21,430
W

Bowling Green, KY

19,456
E

Richmond, KY

15,815
N

Highland Heights, KY

14,764
J

Louisville, KY

11,699
M

Morehead, KY

10,195
B

Lexington, KY

9,525
M

Murray, KY

9,454
E

Elizabethtown, KY

6,399
W

Paducah, KY

6,193
S

Somerset, KY

5,857
S

Bowling Green, KY

4,482
B

Prestonsburg, KY

4,375
M

Maysville, KY

4,189
G

Florence, KY

4,093
O

Owensboro, KY

3,940
M

Madisonville, KY

3,546
S

Cumberland, KY

3,315
H

Hazard, KY

3,185