List of 40 best universities in Kentucky

We ranked 40 best universities in Kentucky based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 5.89M citations received by 172K publications made by 40 universities in Kentucky, measured the popularity of 980 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

  1. University of Kentucky logo
    Acceptance Rate
    96%
    Average SAT
    1195
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    94%
  2. University of Louisville logo
    Acceptance Rate
    69%
    Average SAT
    1180
    Average ACT
    26
    Receiving Aid
    98%
  3. Western Kentucky University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    97%
    Average SAT
    1105
    Average ACT
    23
    Receiving Aid
    98%
  4. Eastern Kentucky University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    94%
    Average SAT
    1080
    Average ACT
    23
    Receiving Aid
    98%
  5. Northern Kentucky University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Average SAT
    1130
    Average ACT
    23
    Receiving Aid
    99%
  6. Murray State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    82%
    Average SAT
    1143
    Average ACT
    25
    Receiving Aid
    99%
  7. Kentucky State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Average SAT
    975
    Average ACT
    20
    Receiving Aid
    92%
  8. Berea College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    30%
    Average SAT
    1194
    Average ACT
    25
    Net Price
    $5,156
  9. Morehead State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Average SAT
    1086
    Average ACT
    23
    Receiving Aid
    100%
  10. Centre College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Average SAT
    1255
    Average ACT
    29
    Net Price
    $24,226
  11. Bellarmine University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    66%
    Average SAT
    1160
    Average ACT
    25
    Net Price
    $23,158
  12. Transylvania University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Average SAT
    1215
    Average ACT
    27
    Net Price
    $25,779
  13. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary logo
    Acceptance Rate
    68%
    Average SAT
    1139
    Average ACT
    23
    Net Price
    $26,976
  14. Enrollment
    1,698
    Male:Female
    62:38
  15. Georgetown College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Average SAT
    1161
    Average ACT
    24
    Net Price
    $17,609
  16. Thomas More College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    91%
    Average SAT
    1075
    Average ACT
    22
    Net Price
    $19,766
  17. Asbury University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Average SAT
    1190
    Average ACT
    25
    Net Price
    $22,848
  18. Spalding University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Average SAT
    1040
    Average ACT
    20
    Net Price
    $22,314
  19. University of the Cumberlands logo
    Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Average SAT
    1035
    Average ACT
    21
    Net Price
    $16,340
  20. Brescia University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Average SAT
    1130
    Average ACT
    23
    Net Price
    $13,184
  21. Campbellsville University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Net Price
    $17,788
    Receiving Aid
    94%
    Average Aid
    $20,865
  22. Lindsey Wilson College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Net Price
    $15,189
    Receiving Aid
    100%
    Average Aid
    $22,973
  23. Sullivan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Net Price
    $12,884
    Receiving Aid
    87%
    Average Aid
    $14,270
  24. University of Pikeville logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Net Price
    $19,320
    Receiving Aid
    100%
    Average Aid
    $17,047
  25. Kentucky Wesleyan College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    62%
    Average SAT
    1099
    Average ACT
    23
    Net Price
    $17,912
  26. Frontier Nursing University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    53%
    Enrollment
    2,237
    Male:Female
    6:94
  27. Union College - Kentucky logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Average ACT
    20
    Net Price
    $17,824
    Receiving Aid
    100%
  28. Acceptance Rate
    99%
    Receiving Aid
    94%
    Average Aid
    $4,703
    Enrollment
    2,126
  29. Alice Lloyd College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    27%
    Average SAT
    960
    Average ACT
    20
    Net Price
    $15,129
  30. Kentucky Christian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Average SAT
    916
    Average ACT
    19
    Net Price
    $19,136
  31. Midway University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    60%
    Average SAT
    1045
    Average ACT
    21
    Net Price
    $23,084
  32. Lexington Theological Seminary logo
    Enrollment
    94
    Male:Female
    52:48
  33. Acceptance Rate
    87%
    Average ACT
    20
    Net Price
    $27,290
    Receiving Aid
    100%
  34. Acceptance Rate
    48%
    Average SAT
    1020
    Average ACT
    21
    Net Price
    $9,759
  35. Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Net Price
    $3,431
    Receiving Aid
    71%
    Average Aid
    $8,247
  36. Acceptance Rate
    94%
    Net Price
    $19,666
    Receiving Aid
    100%
    Average Aid
    $7,158
  37. Clear Creek Baptist Bible College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Net Price
    $11,573
    Receiving Aid
    100%
    Average Aid
    $7,546
  38. Acceptance Rate
    82%
    Enrollment
    580