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Located in Lexington, Kentucky, Bluegrass Community and Technical College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

4,221 Full-Time Undergraduates
$4,296 Avg In-State Tuition

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Bluegrass Community and Technical College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

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
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Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Bluegrass Community and Technical College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#4 Highest Paid Other Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technologies Graduates College Factual
#7 Best Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#11 Best Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Bluegrass Community and Technical College?

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

Contact Details
Address: 470 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40506
Phone: 859-246-6200

Can I Afford Bluegrass Community and Technical College?

$4,296 In-State Tuition
31% Take Out Loans
15.9% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Bluegrass Community and Technical College students paid $179 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $627 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $4,296 $15,048
Fees $272 $272
Books and Supplies $1,026 $1,026

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Bluegrass Community and Technical College, approximately 31% of students took out student loans averaging $4,398 a year. That adds up to $17,592 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is 15.9%. 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

4,221 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,180 undergraduate students at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, with 4,221 being full-time and 5,959 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 4,221 full-time undergraduates at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, 44% are male and 56% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 92
Black or African American 484
Hispanic or Latino 346
White 3,031
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 267

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

3,726 Took All Classes Online
6,599 Took At Least One Class Online
15.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 6,599 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 4th most popular in Kentucky for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

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 15.5%. This is the #1,049 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 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
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary #41
Health & Medical Administrative Services #412

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 Trade School Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 430 0 72 502
Welding Technology/Welder 391 2 21 414
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 266 31 17 314
Electrician 258 6 3 267
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 82 13 37 132
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 79 10 20 109
Medical/Clinical Assistant 73 16 17 106
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 66 8 19 93
Other Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technologies 51 9 16 76
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 73 0 0 73
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 46 5 0 51
Carpentry/Carpenter 42 2 2 46
General Drafting & Design Technology 21 3 3 27
Respiratory Care Therapy 13 13 0 26
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 26 0 0 26
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 0 24 0 24
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 12 0 5 17
Surgical Technology 0 17 0 17
Radiologic Technology 0 15 0 15
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 10 10
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 0 8 0 8
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0 5 0 5
Civil Engineering Technology 0 4 0 4
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology 0 4 0 4
Other Engineering-Related Fields 0 0 0 0
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 0 0 0 0
Other Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,929 195 242 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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