37%

Acceptance Rate

$13,807

Avg.Financial Aid

001965

FAFSA Code

About Kentucky Christian University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

681

Website

www.kcu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Christian Churches and Churches of Christ

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private, Christian Churches and Churches of Christ university, Kentucky Christian University is situated in Grayson, KY. In 1919, Kentucky Christian University was founded. Notably, the official colors of the university are red and black. Out of total 700 students enrolled at KCU, 630 belong to undergraduate courses while 95 are postgraduate students. The school has an academic staff of 63 who teach various courses to the students. At Kentucky Christian University, around 92% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 42% of the students are females and 58% are males. Finally, at KCU around 57% are white, 17% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 15% are Black or African American. The college has produced several achievers in its 101 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Mark Stuart, Will McGinniss, Chris Daugherty, and David Faust. Kentucky Christian University's sporting teams are affiliated to NAIA, and NCCAA. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. At KCU, 25 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools).

Location & Contact

Address

100 Academic Pkwy

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6064743000
Fax: 6064743155
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. It is generally considered that the ranking of any university helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Kentucky Christian University, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

37%

SAT Range

920 - 1040

ACT Range

17 - 21

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admissions process is moderately difficult albeit selective in its approach. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. The SAT score in the range of 822-1010 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Kentucky Christian University, must score 19 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 17 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 100 Academic Pkwy, Grayson, Kentucky 41143-1199. To gather more information, they can call them at (606) 474-3000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$18,839

Average Annual Cost

$18,756

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$500

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,200

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,768

Total One Year Cost

$33,424

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to KCU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $38,311 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($20,596), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($8,480), and budget for other expenses ($8,035). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

45%

Male Professors

55%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Bible/Biblical Studies

82 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

25 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

14 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

11 Graduates

Theology and Religious Vocations, O...

10 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

8 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

5 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

5 Graduates

Social Work

5 Graduates

Biology, General

4 Graduates

History

4 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

577

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

49%

Full-time

79%

Part-time

21%

Students Gender

Male

56%

US National: 44%

Female

44%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

57% White

18% Unknown

15% Black

3% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

50%

Out Of State

49%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$53,919 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 84% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

84%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Knights/Lady Knights

School Colors

red and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-South Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

4

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $8,480 per year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at KCU. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. There are around 58% male and 42% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$27,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$34,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$20,375

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$211 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$13,807

Students Receiving Federal Grants

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,606

Students Receiving State Aid

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,863

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,635

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$15,923

$30K - $48K

$15,888

$48K - $75K

$12,648

$75K - $110K

$12,041

> $110K

$11,064

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at KCU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,180, whereas the financial aid is $9,573. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,002 as well as institutional aid worth $9,573.

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