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Education & Training

  Four-Year Colleges and Universities Within 60 Miles of Hardinsburg  
  Institutions engaged in furnishing academic courses and granting degrees at baccalaureate or graduate levels.  
  Miles Institution Location Enrollment
(Fall 2011)
 
  28  McKendree College - Radcliff Campus  Radcliff  N/A  
  32  WKU - Elizabethtown Center  Elizabethtown  N/A  
  36  Brescia University  Owensboro  748  
  36  Kentucky Wesleyan College  Owensboro  741  
  36  WKU - Owensboro Extended Campus: Downtown  Owensboro  N/A  
  36  WKU - Owensboro Extended Campus: Main  Owensboro  N/A  
  36  WKU - Owensboro Extended Campus: Southeast  Owensboro  N/A  
  50  Bellarmine University  Louisville  3,432  
  50  Boyce College  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Campbellsville University, Louisville Campus  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Galen College of Nursing, Louisville Extended Classroom  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Galen College of Nursing, Main Campus  Louisville  838  
  50  Indiana University Southeast  New Albany, IN  7,256  
  50  Indiana Wesleyan University - Louisville Education Center  Louisville  N/A  
  50  ITT Technical Institute, Louisville Area Campus  Louisville  856  
  50  Louisville Bible College  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary  Louisville  229  
  50  McKendree College - Louisville KY Campus  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Northwood University, Louisville Program Center  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Purdue University, College of Technology at New Albany  New Albany, IN  N/A  
  50  Southern Baptist Theological Seminary  Louisville  3,137  
  50  Spalding University  Louisville  2,432  
  50  Strayer University - Louisville Campus  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Sullivan University, Main Campus  Louisville  † 5,857  
  50  University of Louisville  Louisville  21,152  
  50  University of Louisville Health Sciences Center  Louisville  N/A  
  50  University of Louisville, Shelby Campus  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Webster University, Louisville Metropolitan Campus  Louisville  N/A  
  55  Western Kentucky University  Bowling Green  † 3,066  
      Total Enrollments 49,744  
  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 Hardinsburg  
  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
(Fall 2011)
 
  32  Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Elizabethtown  † 7,809  
  32  Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Tech. Campus  Elizabethtown  N/A  
  36  Daymar College, Main Campus  Owensboro  131  
  36  Owensboro Community & Technical College, Downtown  Owensboro  N/A  
  36  Owensboro Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Owensboro  † 7,091  
  36  Owensboro Community & Technical College, Southeastern Campus  Owensboro  N/A  
  43  Jefferson Community & Technical College, Bullitt Co. Campus  Shepherdsville  N/A  
  50  Brown Mackie College - Louisville  Louisville  1,968  
  50  Daymar College, Louisville Campus  Louisville  492  
  50  Jefferson Community & Technical College, Jefferson Technical Campus  Louisville  15,085  
  50  Jefferson Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Louisville  † 15,085  
  50  Jefferson Community & Technical College, Southwest Campus  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Louisville Technical Institute  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Madisonville Community College, Muhlenberg Campus  Central City  N/A  
  50  National College -Louisville Branch  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Spencerian College, Louisville Campus  Louisville  1,011  
  50  Sullivan University-Center For Hospitality Studies  Louisville  N/A  
  55  Bowling Green Technical College, KATI Campus  Bowling Green  N/A  
  55  Bowling Green Technical College, Main Campus  Bowling Green  † 5,598  
  55  Bowling Green Technical College, Transpark Center  Bowling Green  N/A  
  55  Daymar College, Bowling Green Campus  Bowling Green  375  
      Total Enrollments 54,645  
  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 Hardinsburg  
    Enrollment (2011-2012)  
  Miles Institution Location Sec P/S Total  
  Breckinridge County ATC  Harned  546 N/A 546  
  21  Meade County ATC  Brandenburg  418 N/A 418  
  22  Grayson County Area Vocational Education Center  Leitchfield  638 N/A 638  
  33  Ohio County ATC  Hartford  486 N/A 486  
  41  Butler County ATC  Morgantown  228 N/A 228  
  43  Bullitt County ATC  Shepherdsville  188 N/A 188  
  54  Nelson County ATC  Bardstown  463 N/A 463  
  55  Warren ATC  Bowling Green  121 N/A 121  
  56  Muhlenberg County ATC  Greenville  273 N/A 273  
      Total Enrollments 3,361     3,361   
  Note: Miles are calculated as straight-line distance; not highway miles.  Kentucky Tech secondary schools, called Area Technology Centers (ATC), are operated by the Cabinet for Workforce Development. 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 Cabinet for Workforce Development; 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.