Lexington, KY Colleges

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Lexington (officially Lexington-Fayette Urban County) is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 62nd largest in the US. Known as the "Thoroughbred City" and the "Horse Capital of the World", it is located in the heart of Kentucky's Bluegrass region. In the 2011 Census the city's population was 301,569, anchoring a metropolitan area of 472,099 people and a Combined Statistical Area of 687,173 people.

Lexington ranks tenth among US cities in college education rate, with 39.5% of residents having at least a bachelor's degree. It is the location of the Kentucky Horse Park, Keeneland race course, The Red Mile race course, Transylvania University, the University of Kentucky and Bluegrass Community & Technical College. It serves as home to the headquarters of Tempur-Pedic International, Big Ass Fans, and Lexmark International.

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Schools in and around Lexington, KY

Name
University of Kentucky
Four or more years; Public; $17,734 average out-state tuition; $8,122 average in-state tuition
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $11,160 average out-state tuition; $3,240 average in-state tuition
Transylvania University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $27,100 average out-state tuition; $27,100 average in-state tuition
National College-Lexington
Four or more years; Private for profit; $10,980 average out-state tuition; $10,980 average in-state tuition
Strayer University-Kentucky
Four or more years; Private for profit; $14,670 average out-state tuition; $14,670 average in-state tuition
ITT Technical Institute-Lexington
Four or more years; Private for profit; $17,748 average out-state tuition; $17,748 average in-state tuition
MedTech College–Lexington Campus
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $13,144 average out-state tuition; $13,144 average in-state tuition

Lexington, KY Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Alden Scholarship Up to $4,000 March 15, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
Hazel and Walter T. Bales Scholarship $2,000 January 31, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Mason Family Foundation Scholarship Varies March 15, 2017
Kute Family Scholarship Varies March 15, 2017
Marvin D. Mills Scholarship Varies January 15, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017