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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 2015)
 
  Lindsey Wilson College  Columbia  2,651  
  17  Campbellsville University  Campbellsville  3,128  
  35  WKU - Glasgow Campus  Glasgow  N/A  
  48  Centre College  Danville  1,367  
  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 7,146  
  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 2015)
 
  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  † 6,386  
  41  Elizabethtown Community & Tech. College, Springfield Campus  Springfield  N/A  
  48  American National University - Danville KY Campus  Danville  N/A  
  48  Bluegrass Community & Technical College, Danville Campus  Danville  N/A  
  52  Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Elizabethtown  † 6,301  
  53  Somerset Community College, McCreary Center  Whitley City  N/A  
  60  Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Leitchfield Campus  Leitchfield  N/A  
      Total Enrollments 12,687  
  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 (2015-2016)  
  Miles Institution Location Sec P/S Total  
  13  Lake Cumberland ATC  Russell Springs  641 N/A 641  
  15  Green County ATC  Greensburg  750 N/A 750  
  26  Casey County ATC  Liberty  501 N/A 501  
  30  Clinton County ATC  Albany  577 N/A 577  
  31  Wayne County ATC  Monticello  633 N/A 633  
  32  Marion County ATC  Lebanon  604 N/A 604  
  35  Barren County ATC  Glasgow  743 N/A 743  
  35  Monroe County ATC  Tompkinsville  827 N/A 827  
  39  Pulaski ATC  Somerset  513 N/A 513  
  46  Lincoln County ATC  Stanford  278 N/A 278  
  50  Nelson County ATC  Bardstown  444 N/A 444  
  53  Hughes Jones Harrodsburg ATC  Harrodsburg  266 N/A 266  
  54  Garrard County ATC  Lancaster  377 N/A 377  
  55  Allen County Career and Technical Center  Scottsville  957 N/A 957  
  56  Rockcastle County ATC  Mount Vernon  427 N/A 427  
  60  Grayson County Area Vocational Education Center  Leitchfield  933 N/A 933  
      Total Enrollments 9,471     9,471   
  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.