Kentucky Christian University

Grayson, KY 41143

Kentucky Christian University is one of the 26 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Kentucky. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Grayson. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 164 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 92 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 56%).

Every year 33% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Kentucky Christian University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $18,756, and fees were $500. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $18,756 and $500 respectively.


Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate56%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 0 15
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 66.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1984 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/15/2005 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT990 to 1060
ACT18 to 22
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$605/credit
In State Students$605/credit
Out of State Students$605/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$375/credit
In State Students$375/credit
Out of State Students$375/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $27,225 $27,225 $27,225
ADN 70 $42,350 $42,350 $42,350
BSN 125 $75,625 $75,625 $75,625
FNP 50 $18,750 $18,750 $18,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Kentucky Christian University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 59% $4,112
Other Federal Grant 10% $693
State Grant & Scholarships 51% $5,025
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $8,762
Federal Student Loans 81% $5,509
Private Loans 1% $8,500


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$17,116
$30,001 to $48,000$15,418
$48,001 to $75,000$17,784
$75,001 to $110,000$19,313
Over $110,000$23,270

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Relevant scholarships

Kentucky Nursing Incentive Scholarship Fund

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Kentucky Nurses Foundation Scholarship

Kentucky Christian University - Tuition Waiver Exchange Program

The program allows the children of faculty members, staff and administrators of Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) affiliated colleges to attend a CCCU-affiliated college ...

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kentucky state board of nursing.

Kentucky Christian University
100 Academic Pkwy
Grayson, KY 41143

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