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Kentucky Christian University Data & Information Overview

Great Price Value for Your Money
58% Acceptance Rate
8% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Kentucky Christian University Ranked?

#2,004 Best Colleges in Nation
#24 Best Colleges in KY
Nursing Administration Highest Ranked Major

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Overall Quality

Kentucky Christian University landed the #2,004 spot in College Factual's 2024 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,217 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Out of the 38 colleges in Kentucky, Kentucky Christian University is ranked at #24.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Kentucky Christian University?

58% Acceptance Rate
24% Of Accepted Are Women
18% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Kentucky Christian University is a competitive 58%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 18% of students accepted to Kentucky Christian University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 400 and 530. Math scores were between 400 and 500.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Kentucky Christian University  ( 400 to 530 )

SAT Math Scores for Kentucky Christian University  ( 400 to 500 )
Kentucky Christian University received ACT scores from 82% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 21.

ACT Composite Scores for Kentucky Christian University  ( 16 to 21 )

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Kentucky Christian University Faculty

12 to 1 Student to Faculty
28% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Kentucky Christian University, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Kentucky Christian University is 28%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  28 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Kentucky Christian University

45% Freshmen Retention
26% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 45% rate at Kentucky Christian University is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

Freshmen Retention Rate  45 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Kentucky Christian University is 26%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  26 out of 100

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Kentucky Christian University Undergraduate Student Diversity

583 Full-Time Undergraduates
26.9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
40.3% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 600 undergraduates at Kentucky Christian University with 583 being full-time and 17 being part-time.

How Much Does Kentucky Christian University Cost?

$20,709 Net Price
93% Take Out Loans
$22,188 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Kentucky Christian University is $20,709. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Kentucky Christian University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,142 $20,090 $19,796 $21,074 $23,955

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Kentucky Christian University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Kentucky Christian University, approximately 93% of students took out student loans averaging $5,547 a year. That adds up to $22,188 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Kentucky Christian University is 8.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Kentucky Christian University Graduates Make?

$38,662 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Kentucky Christian University make about $38,662 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Kentucky Christian University make the most money.

Location of Kentucky Christian University

Kentucky State
583 Full-Time Undergraduates
Town Campus Setting
Located in Grayson, Kentucky, Kentucky Christian University is a private not-for-profit institution. Grayson is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Contact details for Kentucky Christian University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 Academic Pkwy, Grayson, KY 41143-1199
Phone: 606-474-3000

Kentucky Christian University Majors

12 Majors With Completions
90 Undergraduate Degrees
37 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 12 majors graduated from Kentucky Christian University. Of these students, 90 received undergraduate degrees and 37 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 24 $32,110
Nursing 15 $60,070
Social Work 10 NA
General Biology 8 NA
Biblical Studies 7 $27,699
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 6 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 6 NA
History 4 NA
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 4 NA
Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) 4 $25,924

Learn more about the majors offered at Kentucky Christian University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Kentucky Christian University

11% Take At Least One Class Online
11% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 74 students took at least one online class at Kentucky Christian University. This is a decrease from the 102 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 74 74
2019-2020 102 102
2018-2019 123 123
2017-2018 146 146
2016-2017 131 131

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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