Top Rated Kentucky Private Colleges

The Best Private Colleges in Kentucky for 2022

These are the top ranked private four-year colleges in Kentucky. Leading the rankings for 2022 as the highest ranked private college in Kentucky is Centre College. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


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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

Bellarmine University
B
Louisville, KY
Bellarmine University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Kentucky

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

Applications Due May 1

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

Spalding University
S
Louisville, KY
 
Spalding University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Kentucky

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

Applications Due Jul 1

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

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

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