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Education & Training

  Four-Year Colleges and Universities Within 60 Miles of Paducah  
  Institutions engaged in furnishing academic courses and granting degrees at baccalaureate or graduate levels.  
  Miles Institution Location Enrollment
(Fall 2016)
 
  Murray State University, Paducah Regional Campus  Paducah  N/A  
  36  Murray State University  Murray  10,486  
  52  University of Tennessee at Martin  Martin, TN  6,705  
  53  Southeast Missouri State University  Cape Girardeau, MO  11,978  
  55  Southern Illinois University at Carbondale  Carbondale, IL  † 15,987  
      Total Enrollments 45,156  
  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 Paducah  
  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)
 
  West Kentucky Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Paducah  † 6,065  
  53  Metro Business College - Cape Girardeau  Cape Girardeau, MO  70  
      Total Enrollments 6,135  
  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 Paducah  
    Enrollment (2016-2017)  
  Miles Institution Location Sec P/S Total  
  Paducah ATC  Paducah  596 N/A 596  
  22  Marshall County Technical Center  Benton  1001 N/A 1001  
  23  Ballard County CTC  Barlow  695 N/A 695  
  23  Mayfield/Graves County ATC  Mayfield  504 N/A 504  
  36  Murray/Calloway County ATC  Murray  331 N/A 331  
  42  Caldwell County ATC  Princeton  406 N/A 406  
  47  Fulton County ATC  Hickman  273 N/A 273  
  58  Union County Area Vocational Ed Center  Morganfield  625 N/A 625  
  60  Webster County ATC  Dixon  366 N/A 366  
      Total Enrollments 4,797     4,797   
  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.