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Education & Training

  Four-Year Colleges and Universities Within 60 Miles of Glasgow  
  Institutions engaged in furnishing academic courses and granting degrees at baccalaureate or graduate levels.  
  Miles Institution Location Enrollment
(Fall 2012)
 
  WKU - Glasgow Campus  Glasgow  N/A  
  23  Lindsey Wilson Scottsville Campus  Scottsville  N/A  
  29  Western Kentucky University  Bowling Green  † 21,110  
  35  Lindsey Wilson College  Columbia  2,677  
  40  Campbellsville University  Campbellsville  3,667  
  49  WKU - Elizabethtown Center  Elizabethtown  N/A  
  57  McKendree College - Radcliff Campus  Radcliff  N/A  
  57  Webster University, Radcliff-Fort Knox  Radcliff  39  
      Total Enrollments 27,493  
  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 Glasgow  
  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 2012)
 
  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, Glasgow Campus  Glasgow  N/A  
  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, Glasgow Tech. Campus  Glasgow  N/A  
  23  Daymar College - Scottsville Campus  Scottsville  N/A  
  29  Daymar College - Bowling Green Campus  Bowling Green  301  
  29  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, KATI Campus  Bowling Green  N/A  
  29  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Bowling Green  † 5,179  
  29  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, Transpark Center  Bowling Green  N/A  
  41  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, Franklin-Simpson Center  Franklin  N/A  
  47  Somerset Community College, Russell Center  Russell Springs  N/A  
  48  Somerset Community College, Clinton Center  Albany  N/A  
  49  Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Elizabethtown  † 7,586  
  49  Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Tech. Campus  Elizabethtown  N/A  
  55  Daymar College - Russellville Campus  Russellville  N/A  
  59  Somerset Community College, Casey Center  Liberty  N/A  
      Total Enrollments 13,066  
  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 Glasgow  
    Enrollment (2012-2013)  
  Miles Institution Location Sec P/S Total  
  Barren County ATC  Glasgow  545 N/A 545  
  23  Allen County Area Vocational Education Center  Scottsville  469 N/A 469  
  24  Monroe County ATC  Tompkinsville  491 N/A 491  
  29  Warren ATC  Bowling Green  167 N/A 167  
  29  Green County ATC  Greensburg  443 N/A 443  
  39  Grayson County Area Vocational Education Center  Leitchfield  673 N/A 673  
  46  Butler County ATC  Morgantown  261 N/A 261  
  47  Lake Cumberland ATC  Russell Springs  443 N/A 443  
  48  Clinton County ATC  Albany  322 N/A 322  
  54  Marion County ATC  Lebanon  493 N/A 493  
  55  Russellville ATC  Russellville  575 N/A 575  
  58  Breckinridge County ATC  Harned  508 N/A 508  
  59  Casey County ATC  Liberty  317 N/A 317  
  60  Wayne County ATC  Monticello  575 N/A 575  
      Total Enrollments 6,282     6,282   
  Note: Miles are calculated as straight-line distance; not highway miles.  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. 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.