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  Four-Year Colleges & Universities Within 60 Miles of Owensboro
Institutions engaged in furnishing academic courses and granting degrees at baccalaureate or graduate levels.
 
Miles Institution Location Enrollment
(Fall 2015)
  Brescia University  Owensboro  1,060  
  Kentucky Wesleyan College  Owensboro  693  
  WKU - Owensboro Extended Campus: Main  Owensboro  N/A  
  26  Murray State University, Henderson Regional Campus  Henderson  N/A  
  28  Ivy Tech Community College, Evansville Campus  Evansville, IN  N/A  
  28  University of Evansville  Evansville, IN  2,495  
  28  University of Southern Indiana  Evansville, IN  10,671  
  36  Murray State University, Madisonville Regional Campus  Madisonville  N/A  
  42  Oakland City University  Oakland City, IN  1,450  
  Total Enrollments 9,796  
  Note: Miles are calculated as straight-line distance, not highway miles.
† 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 Owensboro
Institutions engaged in furnishing academic, or academic and technical, courses and granting associate degrees, certificates, or diplomas below the baccalaureate level.
 
  Miles Institution Location Enrollment
(SemesterYr)
 
  Owensboro Community & Technical College, Downtown  Owensboro  N/A  
  Owensboro Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Owensboro  † 3,974  
  Owensboro Community & Technical College, Southeastern Campus  Owensboro  N/A  
  26  Henderson Community College  Henderson  1,561  
  28  Harrison College - Evansville Branch  Evansville, IN  N/A  
  32  Madisonville Community College, Muhlenberg Campus  Central City  N/A  
  36  Madisonville Community College, Health Campus  Madisonville  N/A  
  36  Madisonville Community College, Main Campus  Madisonville  † 4,261  
  49  Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Leitchfield Campus  Leitchfield  N/A  
  Total Enrollments  
  Note: Miles are calculated as straight-line distance, not highway miles.
† 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 Owensboro  
    Enrollment (2015-2016)  
  Miles Institution Location Sec P/S Total  
  25  Ohio County ATC  Hartford  718 N/A 718  
  26  Henderson County ATC  Henderson  2197 N/A 2197  
  36  Webster County ATC  Dixon  348 N/A 348  
  38  Muhlenberg County CTC  Greenville  323 N/A 323  
  39  Breckinridge County ATC  Harned  717 N/A 717  
  43  Union County Area Vocational Ed Center  Morganfield  704 N/A 704  
  44  Butler County ATC  Morgantown  467 N/A 467  
  49  Grayson County Area Vocational Education Center  Leitchfield  933 N/A 933  
  54  Meade County ATC  Brandenburg  498 N/A 498  
  Total Enrollments 6,905 6,905  
 

Note: Miles are calculated as straight-line distance; not highway miles.  Kentucky Tech's secondary schools, called Area Technology Centers (ATCs), are administered by the Office of Career & Technical Education (OCTE), an agency within the KY Education and Workforce Development Cabinet's Deptartment for Workforce Investment. Other secondary schools are operated locally by public school districts. Secondary student enrollment is listed under Sec, and post-secondary student enrollment is listed under P/S.
Source:  KY Education & Workforce Development Cabinet; KY Dept. of Education.

 

 

  Training Resources  
  Bluegrass State Skills Corporation - The Bluegrass State Skills Corporation (BSSC) was established in 1984 by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky as an independent, de jure corporation to stimulate economic development through customized business and industry specific skills training programs.  The BSSC works with business and industry and Kentucky's educational institutions to establish programs of skills training.  The BSSC is attached to the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development for administrative purposes, in recognition of the relationship between economic development and skills training efforts.

The BSSC is comprised of two economic development tools, matching grants and recently authorized Skills Training Investment Tax Credit.  The BSSC grant program is available to new, expanding and existing business and industry.  Eligible training activities include pre-employment skills training and assessment; entry-level skills upgrade and occupational upgrade training; train-the-trainer travel; and capacity building.  The Skills Training Investment Credit Act provides credits to existing businesses for skills upgrade training.

Information on other customized training, assessment services and adult education services can be obtained by contacting the local economic development agency.