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 $26,334 ($11,484 for Kentucky residents) . The college has an acceptance rate of 89.1%. 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 $12,744 to $29,450 (in-state from $8,400 to $29,450). Acceptance rates range from 45.6% to 92.7%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 990 to 1,200 and average salaries of graduates range from $47,000 to $70,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1University of KentuckyLexington, Kentucky$11,484 / $26,334
2Murray State UniversityMurray, Kentucky$8,400 / $22,680
3Northern Kentucky UniversityHighland Heights, Kentucky$9,384 / $18,384
4Asbury UniversityWilmore, Kentucky$28,630
5University of LouisvilleLouisville, Kentucky$11,264 / $26,286
6Thomas More CollegeCrestview Hills, Kentucky$29,450
7Western Kentucky UniversityBowling Green, Kentucky$9,912 / $24,792
8Midway UniversityMidway, Kentucky$23,350
9Eastern Kentucky UniversityRichmond, Kentucky$8,868 / $18,180
10Morehead State UniversityMorehead, Kentucky$8,496 / $12,744
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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