Higher Education


More than 60 universities, colleges and technical schools are located within a 60-mile radius of Kentucky Crossroads’ center point, giving our employers access to a workforce pipeline of more than 100,000 students strong. Our communities routinely work to bring education, industry and local leadership together to develop programming, resources and partnerships that will further enhance the future workforce of the Kentucky Crossroads region.

Below is a summary of the numerous institutions of higher learning that are helping to boost our economy.


Four-Year Colleges and Universities Within 60 Miles of Danville (Boyle Co.)

Institutions engaged in furnishing academic courses and granting degrees at baccalaureate or graduate levels.


Institution Location Enrollment
Centre College Danville 1,367
Eastern Kentucky University, Danville Campus Danville N/A
Asbury Theological Seminary Wilmore 1,540
Asbury University Wilmore † 1,915
Berea College Berea 1,643
Eastern Kentucky University Richmond 16,844
Indiana Wesleyan University – Lexington Education Center Lexington N/A
Lexington Theological Seminary Lexington 81
Sullivan University, Lexington Campus Lexington N/A
Transylvania University Lexington 1,053
University of Kentucky Lexington 29,727
Midway University Midway 1,055
Campbellsville University Campbellsville 3,128
Campbellsville University, Harrodsburg Campus Harrodsburg N/A
Kentucky State University Frankfort 1,586
Georgetown College Georgetown 1,364
Lindsey Wilson College Columbia 2,651
Morehead State University at Mt. Sterling Mt. Sterling N/A
WKU – Elizabethtown Center Elizabethtown N/A
Total enrollment 63,954


Enrollment as of 2015-2016
† Denotes enrollment for entire institution, including branch campuses; otherwise, enrollment is for specified campus.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development.


Two-Year Colleges Within 60 Miles of Danville (Boyle Co.)

Institutions engaged in furnishing academic, or academic and technical, courses and granting associate degrees, certificates, or diplomas below the baccalaureate level.

Institution Location Enrollment
American National University – Danville KY Campus Danville N/A
Bluegrass Community & Technical College, Danville Campus Danville N/A
Somerset Community College, Casey Center Liberty N/A
Elizabethtown Community & Tech. College, Springfield Campus Springfield N/A
American National University – Richmond KY Campus Richmond N/A
Bluegrass Community & Technical College, Lawrenceburg Campus Lawrenceburg N/A
American National University- Lexington KY Campus Lexington 780
Bluegrass Community & Technical College, Cooper Campus Lexington 10,388
Bluegrass Community & Technical College, Leestown Campus Lexington N/A
Bluegrass Community & Technical College, Newtown Pike Campus Lexington N/A
Spencerian College, Lexington Campus Lexington 74
Bluegrass Community & Technical College, Winchester – Clark Co. Campus Winchester N/A
Somerset Community College, Somerset North Campus Somerset † 6,386
Bluegrass Community & Technical College, Advanced Manufacturing Center Georgetown N/A
Somerset Community College, Russell Center Russell Springs N/A
Jefferson Community & Technical College, Shelby Co. Campus Shelbyville N/A
Somerset Community College, Laurel North Campus London N/A
Jefferson Community & Technical College, Bullitt Co. Campus Shepherdsville N/A
Maysville Community & Tech College, Licking Valley Campus Cynthiana N/A
Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Main Campus Elizabethtown † 6,301
Total enrollment 23,929


Enrollment as of 2015-2016
† Denotes enrollment for entire institution, including branch campuses; otherwise, enrollment is for specified campus.
Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development.


Kentucky Technical Schools Within 60 Miles of Danville

Kentucky Tech secondary schools, called Area Technology Centers (ATC), are operated by the Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education. Other secondary schools are operated locally by public school districts.

Institution Location Enrollment
Hughes Jones Harrodsburg ATC Harrodsburg 266
Lincoln County ATC Stanford 278
Garrard County ATC Lancaster 377
Jessamine Career and Technology Center Nicholasville 3206
Casey County ATC Liberty 501
Marion County ATC Lebanon 604
Madison County ATC Richmond 801
Rockcastle County ATC Mount Vernon 427
Eastside Technical Center Lexington 906
Southside Technical Center Lexington 471
Franklin County Career and Technical Center Frankfort 837
Nelson County ATC Bardstown 444
Pulaski ATC Somerset 513
Clark County ATC Winchester 704
Elkhorn Crossing School Georgetown 860
Lake Cumberland ATC Russell Springs 641
Jackson County ATC McKee 463
Shelby County ATC Shelbyville 559
Green County ATC Greensburg 750
Montgomery County ATC Mt. Sterling 557
Wayne County ATC Monticello 633
Bullitt County ATC Shepherdsville 190
Harrison County ATC Cynthiana 681
Lee County ATC Beattyville 357
Total enrollment 16,026


Enrollment as of 2015-2016
Source: KY Cabinet for Workforce Development; KY Dept. of Education.