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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 2015)
 
  Murray State University, Paducah Regional Campus  Paducah  N/A  
  36  Murray State University  Murray  10,998  
  52  University of Tennessee at Martin  Martin, TN  6,827  
  53  Southeast Missouri State University  Cape Girardeau, MO  11,987  
  55  Southern Illinois University at Carbondale  Carbondale, IL  † 17,292  
      Total Enrollments 47,104  
  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 2015)
 
  West Kentucky Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Paducah  † 5,908  
  53  Metro Business College - Cape Girardeau  Cape Girardeau, MO  252  
      Total Enrollments 6,160  
  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 (2015-2016)  
  Miles Institution Location Sec P/S Total  
  Paducah ATC  Paducah  574 N/A 574  
  22  Marshall County Technical Center  Benton  793 N/A 793  
  23  Ballard County CTC  Barlow  678 N/A 678  
  23  Mayfield/Graves County ATC  Mayfield  453 N/A 453  
  36  Murray/Calloway County ATC  Murray  376 N/A 376  
  42  Caldwell County ATC  Princeton  370 N/A 370  
  47  Fulton County ATC  Hickman  295 N/A 295  
  58  Union County Area Vocational Ed Center  Morganfield  704 N/A 704  
  60  Webster County ATC  Dixon  348 N/A 348  
      Total Enrollments 4,591     4,591   
  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.