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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 2018)
 
  Murray State University, Paducah Regional Campus  Paducah  N/A  
  36  Murray State University  Murray  10,012  
  52  University of Tennessee at Martin  Martin, TN  6,772  
  53  Southeast Missouri State University  Cape Girardeau, MO  11,486  
  55  Southern Illinois University at Carbondale  Carbondale, IL  † 14,554  
      Total Enrollments 42,824  
  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 2018)
 
  West Kentucky Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Paducah  † 6,038  
  53  Metro Business College - Cape Girardeau  Cape Girardeau, MO  61  
      Total Enrollments 6,099  
  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 (2017-2018)  
  Miles Institution Location Sec P/S Total  
  Paducah ATC  Paducah  629 N/A 629  
  22  Marshall County Technical Center  Benton  989 N/A 989  
  23  Ballard County CTC  Barlow  576 N/A 576  
  23  Mayfield/Graves County ATC  Mayfield  616 N/A 616  
  36  Murray/Calloway County ATC  Murray  389 N/A 389  
  42  Caldwell County ATC  Princeton  461 N/A 461  
  47  Four Rivers Career Academy  Hickman  422 N/A 422  
  58  Union County Area Vocational Ed Center  Morganfield  1091 N/A 1091  
  60  Webster County ATC  Dixon  562 N/A 562  
      Total Enrollments 5,735     5,735   
  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.