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Kentucky Christian University
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  • 4 Year
  • GRAYSON, KY

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

KCU Student Health Services will continue to adjust our covid protocols and policies to mirror the most current guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition, KCU will continue to consult the Little Sandy District Health Department for the most recent Kentucky State directives. Learn More

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade D+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

100 ACADEMIC PKWY
GRAYSON, KY 41143
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Appalachian Athletic Conference
From Kentucky Christian University

Kentucky Christian University is a private, non-profit Christian university located in the beautiful foothills of Eastern Kentucky. For over a century, KCU has been transforming the hearts and minds of students through a Christ-Centered academic community that is both academically rigorous and intimately personal.

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Kentucky Christian University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
August 1
Acceptance Rate
28%
SAT Range
800-860
ACT Range
16-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$20,608 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$13,878 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
87%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 6 responses
100%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 7 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 7 responses

Majors

Yancey School of Nursing

academic spotlight

Twenty years and growing, the Kentucky Christian University Yancey School of Nursing has a reputation for producing exemplary graduates who excel clinically and professionally. KCU believes nursing is a ministry of compassionate, competent, and comprehensive physical, psychosocial, and spiritual care. Our programs develop graduates who are practice-ready in all these areas.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    98%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
583 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
17
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
78%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 3 responses
  • Very kind and caring
    67%
  • Outgoing
    33%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
90%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 10 responses
Poll
36%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports. 14 responses
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
31%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
33%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 3 responses

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