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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.

4,553 Full-Time Undergraduates
$4,176 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.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#20 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#109 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Trade 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
#1 Most Popular Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Most Popular Construction Trades Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#77 Most Popular Precision Production Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#124 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

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
Website: https://bluegrass.kctcs.edu/

Can I Afford Bluegrass Community and Technical College?

$4,176 In-State Tuition
28% Take Out Loans
18.4% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Bluegrass Community and Technical College students paid $174 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $609 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $4,176 $14,616
Fees $272 $272
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 4,553 full-time undergraduates at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, 45% are male and 55% 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 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 4th 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 #1,547 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
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 48%
Medical/Clinical Assistant 34%

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
Energy Management & Systems Technology/Technician #9
Other Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians #12
Environmental Control Technology #19
Electronics Engineering Technology #22
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary #28
Engineering Technologies #129
Health & Medical Administrative Services #263

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 440 0 69 509
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 260 82 70 412
Welding Technology/Welder 250 11 27 288
Electrician 209 20 26 255
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 76 26 128 230
Medical/Clinical Assistant 90 19 22 131
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 72 10 19 101
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 61 11 28 100
Other Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians 70 6 10 86
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 63 3 2 68
Carpentry/Carpenter 32 7 9 48
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 27 0 9 36
General Drafting & Design Technology/Technician 22 3 4 29
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 14 14 0 28
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 0 24 0 24
Radiologic Technology 0 17 0 17
Surgical Technology/Technologist 0 16 0 16
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 0 10 0 10
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology 0 8 0 8
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 6 0 0 6
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 0 4 0 4
Energy Management & Systems Technology/Technician 1 0 0 1
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 1 1
Other Electromechanical & Instrumentation & Maintenance Technologies/Technicians 0 0 0 0
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0 0 0 0
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 0 0 0 0
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 0 0 0
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,693 291 424 2,408

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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