Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students
- 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 Non-Traditional Students 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 Non-Traditional Students - Kentucky -

University of Kentucky tops our Kentucky list of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students. UK charges tuition and fees of $28,046 ($11,942 for Kentucky residents) . The college has an acceptance rate of 90.8%. The average 2016 SAT score for those admitted is 1,200. The average salary for recent graduates is $65,000.

The total ranking includes 17 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $13,426 to $30,270 (in-state from $8,820 to $30,270). Acceptance rates range from 60.3% to 94.0%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 870 to 1,200 and average salaries of graduates range from $47,000 to $70,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1University of KentuckyLexington, Kentucky$11,942 / $28,046
2Murray State UniversityMurray, Kentucky$8,820 / $23,820
3University of LouisvilleLouisville, Kentucky$11,264 / $26,286
4Northern Kentucky UniversityHighland Heights, Kentucky$9,744 / $19,104
5Asbury UniversityWilmore, Kentucky$29,500
6Eastern Kentucky UniversityRichmond, Kentucky$9,366 / $19,144
7Thomas More CollegeCrestview Hills, Kentucky$30,270
8Western Kentucky UniversityBowling Green, Kentucky$10,202 / $25,512
9Midway UniversityMidway, Kentucky$23,950
10Morehead State UniversityMorehead, Kentucky$8,950 / $13,426
View the Full List of 17

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students 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 non-traditional students 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 Non-Traditional Students Methodology for more information.

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