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Kentucky Computer Science Colleges

37 Colleges
6,193 Yearly Graduations
$51,078 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$21,897 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 6,193 students received a computer science degree from a college in Kentucky, making it rank #15 in terms of graduations. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $12,769 per year to get their degree at a college in Kentucky, while out of state students will pay an average of $19,828 per year.

An estimated 45% of college students in Kentucky take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,474 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Campbellsville University

Campbellsville, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,025 Yearly Degrees
$25,400 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Campbellsville University is 12,381, of which 4,740 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,458 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Campbellsville University is 4.4 years.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 56% of students at Campbellsville University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,081 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Campbellsville University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
995 Yearly Degrees
$9,875 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,966 students at Cumberlands in total, 3,874 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,670 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Cumberlands is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 52% are men and 48% are women.

Roughly 68% of students at Cumberlands take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,806 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,300 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
476 Yearly Degrees
$4,448 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,060 full-time undergraduates at Jefferson Community and Technical College, and 12,560 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

21% of Jefferson Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,525 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Jefferson Community and Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
383 Yearly Degrees
$4,448 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,763 students at Gateway in total, 1,271 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 29% of students at Gateway take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,221 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Gateway with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
366 Yearly Degrees
$4,448 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,143 students at Bluegrass Community and Technical College in total, 4,553 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

28% of Bluegrass Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,417 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Bluegrass Community and Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
318 Yearly Degrees
$4,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is 6,648, which includes 2,254 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

20% of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,885 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
294 Yearly Degrees
$4,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,304 students at SKYCTC in total, 1,785 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

23% of SKYCTC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,775 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SKYCTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Somerset Community College

Somerset, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
234 Yearly Degrees
$4,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,205 full-time undergraduates at SCC, and 5,644 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 27% of students at SCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,189 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
224 Yearly Degrees
$10,296 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northern Kentucky University is 15,664, of which 11,868 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,243 are full-time. It takes the average NKU undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,480 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NKU is $32,800.

#10

University of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
200 Yearly Degrees
$12,360 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 22,236 undergraduates at UK, of which 20,622 are full-time, and there are 29,402 students altogether. It takes the average UK undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

49% of UK students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,661 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,900 during the early-career years.

#11

Madisonville Community College

Madisonville, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
182 Yearly Degrees
$4,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,019 full-time undergraduates at Madisonville Community College, and 3,737 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 18% of students at Madisonville Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,039 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Madisonville Community College is $24,700.

Public Public vs. Private
171 Yearly Degrees
$4,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,327 students at West Kentucky Community and Technical College in total, 2,074 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 11% of students at West Kentucky Community and Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,019 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from West Kentucky Community and Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
171 Yearly Degrees
$4,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Owensboro Community and Technical College is 4,004, which includes 1,622 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

17% of Owensboro Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,877 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,400 during the early-career years.

#14

Sullivan University

Louisville, Kentucky
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
154 Yearly Degrees
$12,870 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,624 undergraduates at Sullivan University, of which 1,636 are full-time, and there are 3,318 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 84% of students at Sullivan University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,724 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Sullivan University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
148 Yearly Degrees
$4,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,889 students at Maysville Community and Technical College in total, 1,349 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

30% of Maysville Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,488 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Maysville Community and Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Hopkinsville Community College

Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
138 Yearly Degrees
$4,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 921 full-time undergraduates at Hopkinsville Community College, and 2,655 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 16% of students at Hopkinsville Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,909 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
121 Yearly Degrees
$4,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,051 full-time undergraduates at Hazard Community and Technical College, and 3,245 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

21% of Hazard Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,589 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 28.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,200 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
95 Yearly Degrees
$4,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Ashland Community and Technical College is 2,598, which includes 1,295 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,018 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 26.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,800 during the early-career years.

#19

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
88 Yearly Degrees
$10,802 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,895 undergraduates at WKU, of which 11,815 are full-time, and there are 18,171 students altogether. It takes the average WKU undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,901 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WKU is $28,200.

#20

Henderson Community College

Henderson, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
70 Yearly Degrees
$4,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Henderson Community College is 1,608, which includes 450 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

13% of Henderson Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,754 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Henderson Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Prestonsburg, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
65 Yearly Degrees
$4,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,718 students at Big Sandy Community and Technical College in total, 1,634 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

26% of Big Sandy Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,474 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Big Sandy Community and Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Murray State University

Murray, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
58 Yearly Degrees
$9,174 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,556 students at Murray State in total, 8,139 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,190 are full-time. For undergraduates at Murray State, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,696 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Murray State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees
$4,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,264 full-time undergraduates at Southeast, and 3,503 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

24% of Southeast students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,517 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 28.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southeast is $19,100.

#24

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, Kentucky
Public Public vs. Private
33 Yearly Degrees
$9,876 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,980 students at Eastern in total, 12,662 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,908 are full-time. For undergraduates at Eastern, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

62% of Eastern students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,730 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Eastern is $29,800.

#25

Berea College

Berea, Kentucky
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
30 Yearly Degrees
$44,700 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,652 full-time undergraduates at Berea, and 1,688 students altogether. It takes the average Berea undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 35% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 14% of students at Berea take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $2,017 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,600 during the early-career years.

Other Kentucky Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 University of Louisville 25
27 Centre College 14
28 Bellarmine University 13
28 Kentucky State University 13
28 Morehead State University 13
31 Transylvania University 6
31 Thomas More College 6
33 Daymar College - Bowling Green 4
34 Brescia University 3
34 University of Pikeville 3
36 Beckfield College - Florence 2
37 American National University - Lexington 0

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