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Bluegrass Community and Technical College is a public institution situated in Lexington, Kentucky. The city atmosphere of Lexington makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

366 Undergraduate Degrees

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Bluegrass Community and Technical College Rankings

Bluegrass Community and Technical College is ranked #2 out of 6 schools in Kentucky.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Bluegrass Community and Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#42 Most Popular Online Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#186 Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#23 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#61 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Bluegrass Community and Technical College?

Location of Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Contact details for Bluegrass Community and Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 470 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40506
Phone: 859-246-6200
Website: https://bluegrass.kctcs.edu/

How Do I Get Into Bluegrass Community and Technical College?

You can apply to Bluegrass Community and Technical College online at: https://students.kctcs.edu/psc/stdsaprd/EMPLOYEE/SA/c/COMMUNITY_ACCESS.K_OLA_LANDING_FL.GBL?&Campus=BLC

Since Bluegrass Community and Technical College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Bluegrass Community and Technical College?

28% Take Out Loans
18.4% Loan Default Rate

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 Bluegrass Community and Technical College, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $4,417 a year. That adds up to $17,668 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is 18.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,553 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,143 undergraduate students at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, with 4,553 being full-time and 5,590 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,553 full-time undergraduates at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bluegrass Community and Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Bluegrass Community and Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 103
Black or African American 588
Hispanic or Latino 331
White 3,240
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 282

Over 31 countries are represented at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Bluegrass Community and Technical College

2,360 Took All Classes Online
4,972 Took At Least One Class Online
1.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,972 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bluegrass Community and Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 5th most popular in Kentucky for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Bluegrass Community and Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bluegrass Community and Technical College was 1.4%. This is the #1,480 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Bluegrass Community and Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Bluegrass Community and Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 56%
Computer Software & Applications 52%
General Computer & Information Sciences 56%
Web & Multimedia Design 52%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Bluegrass Community and Technical College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Web & Multimedia Design #42
Computer Software & Applications #61
General Computer & Information Sciences #99
Computer Information Systems #166

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 286 34 2 322
Web & Multimedia Design 31 11 0 42
Data Processing Technology 2 0 0 2
TOTAL 319 45 2 366

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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