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Kentucky Christian University Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Kentucky Christian University? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Kentucky Christian University offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Kentucky Christian University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Kentucky Christian University was awarded 28 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is Biblical studies.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Kentucky Christian University is ranked #1,766 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Kentucky Christian University also holds the #20 spot on the Best Colleges in Kentucky ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Kentucky Christian University?

Acceptance Rate

Kentucky Christian University has a very low acceptance rate of 28%, making it one of the most selective out of all the colleges and universities in the nation. It's probably a good idea to apply to other schools in addition to Kentucky Christian University just in case you don't make the cut.

Average Test Scores

About 21% 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 433 and 450. Math scores were between 390 and 410.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Kentucky Christian University  ( 433 to 450 )
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SAT Math Scores for Kentucky Christian University  ( 390 to 410 )
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Kentucky Christian University received ACT scores from 92% 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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Learn more about Kentucky Christian University admissions.

Kentucky Christian University Faculty

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 32%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  32 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Kentucky Christian University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Kentucky Christian University this rate is 60%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  60 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Kentucky Christian University have a four-year graduation rate of 30%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

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Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Kentucky Christian University.

Kentucky Christian University Undergraduate Student Diversity

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?

The overall average net price of Kentucky Christian University is $19,556. 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 +
$17,432 $21,196 $20,221 $20,343 $21,949

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 69% of students took out student loans averaging $5,397 a year. That adds up to $21,588 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Kentucky Christian University is 8.2%. 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?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Kentucky Christian University with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $34,600 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 13% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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

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Location of Kentucky Christian University

Kentucky Christian University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Grayson, Kentucky. 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
Website: www.kcu.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kentucky.Christian.University

Kentucky Christian University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 12 majors graduated from Kentucky Christian University. Of these students, 112 received undergraduate degrees and 31 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 28 $33,281
Nursing 22 $61,218
Biblical Studies 15 $32,391
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11 $37,208
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 9 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 8 $29,685
Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) 8 $28,598
Social Work 5 NA
History 3 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 3 NA

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

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 2019-2020, 102 students took at least one online class at Kentucky Christian University. This is a decrease from the 123 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 102 102
2018-2019 123 123
2017-2018 146 146
2016-2017 131 131
2015-2016 116 98

Learn more about online learning at Kentucky Christian University.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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