The Best Value Kentucky Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Kentucky for 2022

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in Kentucky based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2022 as the overall best value college in Kentucky is Centre College. The highest value public state college is University of Louisville. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


14 results

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
Bellarmine University
B
Louisville, KY
Bellarmine University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value in Kentucky

  • 3,293enrollment
  • $24,425net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1280SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
University of Louisville
L
Louisville, KY
University of Louisville

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Value in Kentucky

  • 22,211enrollment
  • $17,894net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1270SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
University of Kentucky
K
Lexington, KY
University of Kentucky

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Value in Kentucky

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

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Value in Kentucky

  • 1,741enrollment
  • $23,086net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1320SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA
University of the Cumberlands
t
Williamsburg, KY
 
University of the Cumberlands

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Value in Kentucky

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in Kentucky

  • 14,465enrollment
  • $14,151net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 950-1170SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA
Kentucky State University
K
HBCU
Frankfort, KY
Kentucky State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in Kentucky

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Value in Kentucky

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Value in Kentucky

  • 9,449enrollment
  • $11,628net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.57Avg Weighted GPA
Northern Kentucky University
N
Highland Heights, KY
Northern Kentucky University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Value in Kentucky

  • 16,211enrollment
  • $9,664net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 960-1190SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA
Spalding University
S
Louisville, KY
 
Spalding University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Value in Kentucky

  • 1,596enrollment
  • $23,003net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 896-1103SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Union College
U
Barbourville, KY
Union College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#13 Best Value in Kentucky

  • 1,179enrollment
  • $18,027net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
Western Kentucky University
W
Bowling Green, KY
Western Kentucky University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Value in Kentucky

  • 17,517enrollment
  • $12,705net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 980-1180SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA