Kentucky Community & Technical College System
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Graduate with Opportunities, Not Debt

We are here to provide you with what you need to succeed. Paying for college can be confusing. Learn about financial aid with our Financial Aid 101 video:


Affording College

We have the lowest tuition in the state, and we’re staying that way! We're here to help you reach your dreams at a price that won't break the bank.

What’s the Cost

Tuition Comparison

KCTCS $4,296
University of Kentucky $12,484
University of Louisville $11,976
Western Kentucky University $10,802
Northern Kentucky University $9,912
Eastern Kentucky University $9,266
Murray State University $9,168
Morehead State University $9,038
Kentucky State University $8,500
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What Will it Cost?

Check out our financial aid calculator to get a better idea of how much financial aid you might qualify for.

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Want Free Tuition?

If you're a Kentucky resident seeking a degree, diploma or certificate in healthcare, advanced manufacturing, business & IT, construction technology or transportation & logistics you can apply to get FREE tuition through the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship.

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Help for Parents

Our Ready to Work program offers parents the opportunity to complete a degree while balancing family and work. We can offer free tuition, a job while you’re in college, money for childcare, transportation and more.

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Need to Sign Up for Financial Aid?

Whether you’re a high school student, a returning student or just looking to take a class on the side, following these steps will make your financial aid experience easy!

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