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Education & Training

  Four-Year Colleges and Universities Within 60 Miles of Columbia  
  Institutions engaged in furnishing academic courses and granting degrees at baccalaureate or graduate levels.  
  Miles Institution Location Enrollment
(Fall 2016)
 
  Lindsey Wilson College  Columbia  2,588  
  17  Campbellsville University  Campbellsville  3,675  
  35  WKU - Glasgow Campus  Glasgow  N/A  
  48  Centre College  Danville  1,430  
  48  Eastern Kentucky University, Danville Campus  Danville  N/A  
  52  WKU - Elizabethtown Center  Elizabethtown  N/A  
  55  Lindsey Wilson Scottsville Campus  Scottsville  N/A  
      Total Enrollments 7,693  
  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 Columbia  
  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 2016)
 
  13  Somerset Community College, Russell Center  Russell Springs  N/A  
  26  Somerset Community College, Casey Center  Liberty  N/A  
  30  Somerset Community College, Clinton Center  Albany  N/A  
  35  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, Glasgow Campus  Glasgow  N/A  
  35  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, Glasgow Tech. Campus  Glasgow  N/A  
  39  Somerset Community College, Somerset North Campus  Somerset  † 6,621  
  41  Elizabethtown Community & Tech. College, Springfield Campus  Springfield  N/A  
  48  American National University - Danville KY Campus  Danville  105  
  48  Bluegrass Community & Technical College, Danville Campus  Danville  N/A  
  52  Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Elizabethtown  † 6,868  
  53  Somerset Community College, McCreary Center  Whitley City  N/A  
  60  Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Leitchfield Campus  Leitchfield  N/A  
      Total Enrollments 13,594  
  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 Columbia  
    Enrollment (2016-2017)  
  Miles Institution Location Sec P/S Total  
  13  Lake Cumberland ATC  Russell Springs  753 N/A 753  
  15  Green County ATC  Greensburg  800 N/A 800  
  26  Casey County ATC  Liberty  514 N/A 514  
  30  Clinton County ATC  Albany  478 N/A 478  
  31  Wayne County ATC  Monticello  812 N/A 812  
  32  Marion County ATC  Lebanon  916 N/A 916  
  35  Barren County ATC  Glasgow  854 N/A 854  
  35  Monroe County ATC  Tompkinsville  775 N/A 775  
  39  Pulaski ATC  Somerset  428 N/A 428  
  46  Lincoln County ATC  Stanford  407 N/A 407  
  50  Nelson County ATC  Bardstown  472 N/A 472  
  53  Hughes Jones Harrodsburg ATC  Harrodsburg  255 N/A 255  
  54  Garrard County ATC  Lancaster  368 N/A 368  
  55  Allen County Career and Technical Center  Scottsville  993 N/A 993  
  56  Rockcastle County ATC  Mount Vernon  436 N/A 436  
  60  Grayson County Area Vocational Education Center  Leitchfield  1014 N/A 1014  
      Total Enrollments 10,275     10,275   
  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.