Kentucky Colleges Tuition Trends Over The Current Decade(The 2010s)

There are 111 colleges in Kentucky State - 25 public and 86 private schools. The average tuition & fees of public schools are $5,784 for Kentucky residents and $15,878 for others in 2017. It increase 3.70% from last year and 24.50% from 2010 cumulatively. For private schools, the average tuition & fees are $19,385 which are increased 2.33% from last year and 19.17% from 2010 cumulatively.


Tuition & Fees Trends of Kentucky Colleges from 2010 to 2017

Next table and charts illustrates the tuition changes from 2010 to 2017 for Kentucky colleges and universities. The costs officially published by IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education and due to the data availability, the avarage amount mainly based on 2-4 years and 4 years colleges and universities.
Undergraduate (Public) Undergraduate (Private) Graduate (Public) Graduate (Private)
For Kentucky public schools, the 2017 undergraduate in-state tuition & fees are $5,784 which has increased by 29.31% over the current decade and the out-of-state cost is $15,878 which has risen by 24.50%. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 3.50% while last year increase rate was 3.70%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Kentucky Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$4,473$4,675$4,897$5,049$5,327$5,422$5,784
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%4.52%4.75%3.09%5.51%1.77%6.69%
Cumulative Rates0.00%4.52%9.48%12.87%19.09%21.20%29.31%
Out-of-State Costs$12,754$13,395$13,965$14,468$15,078$15,312$15,878
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.03%4.25%3.60%4.22%1.56%3.70%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.03%9.50%13.44%18.22%20.06%24.50%
For private schools in Kentucky state, the 2017 undergraduate tuition & fees are $19,385 which has increased by 19.17% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 2.74% while last year increase rate was 2.33%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Kentucky Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$16,266$16,800$17,793$18,241$18,602$18,944$19,385
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%3.28%5.91%2.52%1.98%1.84%2.33%
Cumulative Rates0.00%3.28%9.39%12.14%14.36%16.46%19.17%
The average graduate school tuition & fees of Kentucky public schools are $10,780 which has increased by 40.22% over the current decade and the out-of-state graduate cost is $19,706 which has risen by 30.39%. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 4.34% while last year increase rate was 4.86%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Kentucky Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$7,688$8,425$8,910$9,553$9,988$10,366$10,780
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%9.59%5.76%7.22%4.55%3.78%4.00%
Cumulative Rates0.00%9.59%15.90%24.26%29.92%34.83%40.22%
Out-of-State Costs$15,113$16,560$17,615$17,117$18,000$18,793$19,706
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%9.57%6.37%-2.83%5.16%4.41%4.86%
Cumulative Rates0.00%9.57%16.55%13.26%19.10%24.35%30.39%
For private graduate schools in Kentucky state, the 2017 tuition & fees are $10,465 which has increased by 6.38% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 0.91160% while last year increase rate was 5.88%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Kentucky Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$9,837$9,257$9,723$9,443$9,353$9,884$10,465
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%-5.90%5.04%-2.88%-0.95%5.68%5.88%
Cumulative Rates0.00%-5.90%-1.16%-4.01%-4.92%0.48%6.38%
You can check the changes of other college costs including room & board costs, book & supplies, and other living expenses at Kentucky college cost trends.

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