Best Colleges For Returning Adults
- Kentucky -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Kentucky Ranking of the Best Colleges For Returning Adults was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Returning Adults - Kentucky -

University of Louisville tops our Kentucky list of the Best Colleges For Returning Adults. U of L charges tuition and fees of $25,050 ($10,744 for Kentucky residents) . The college has an acceptance rate of 73.9%. The average 2016 SAT score for those admitted is 1,200. The average salary for recent graduates is $63,000.

The total ranking includes 13 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $17,640 to $37,650 (in-state from $7,608 to $37,650). Acceptance rates range from 33.7% to 93.3%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 1,020 to 1,200 and average salaries of graduates range from $47,000 to $70,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1University of LouisvilleLouisville, Kentucky$10,744 / $25,050
2University of KentuckyLexington, Kentucky$10,936 / $24,268
3Northern Kentucky UniversityHighland Heights, Kentucky$9,120 / $17,856
4Eastern Kentucky UniversityRichmond, Kentucky$8,150 / $17,640
5Western Kentucky UniversityBowling Green, Kentucky$9,482 / $24,132
6Berea CollegeBerea, Kentucky$24,870
7Murray State UniversityMurray, Kentucky$7,608 / $20,712
8Bellarmine UniversityLouisville, Kentucky$37,650
9Morehead State UniversityMorehead, Kentucky$8,098 / $20,246
10Thomas More CollegeCrestview Hills, Kentucky$28,668
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Best Colleges For Returning Adults Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our Rankings for Returning Adults were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Returning Adults Methodology for more information.

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