Four-Year Colleges & Universities Within 60 Miles of Somerset
Institutions engaged in furnishing academic courses and granting degrees at baccalaureate or graduate levels.
Miles Institution Location Enrollment
(Fall 2015)
  30  Eastern Kentucky University, Corbin Campus  Corbin  N/A  
  34  University of the Cumberlands  Williamsburg  6,276  
  38  Berea College  Berea  1,643  
  39  Lindsey Wilson College  Columbia  2,651  
  40  Centre College  Danville  1,367  
  40  Eastern Kentucky University, Danville Campus  Danville  N/A  
  43  Union College  Barbourville  1,088  
  45  Campbellsville University  Campbellsville  3,128  
  47  Eastern Kentucky University, Manchester Campus  Manchester  N/A  
  49  Eastern Kentucky University  Richmond  16,844  
  54  Asbury Theological Seminary  Wilmore  1,540  
  54  Asbury University  Wilmore  † 1,915  
  55  Clear Creek Baptist Bible College  Pineville  151  
  Total Enrollments 6,386  
  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 Somerset
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
  Somerset Community College, Somerset North Campus  Somerset  † 6,386  
  24  Somerset Community College, Casey Center  Liberty  N/A  
  26  Somerset Community College, McCreary Center  Whitley City  N/A  
  26  Somerset Community College, Russell Center  Russell Springs  N/A  
  29  Somerset Community College, Laurel North Campus  London  N/A  
  40  American National University - Danville KY Campus  Danville  N/A  
  40  Bluegrass Community & Technical College, Danville Campus  Danville  N/A  
  40  Somerset Community College, Clinton Center  Albany  N/A  
  49  American National University - Richmond KY Campus  Richmond  N/A  
  54  Elizabethtown Community & Tech. College, Springfield Campus  Springfield  N/A  
  55  Southeast Community & Technical College, Pineville Campus  Pineville  N/A  
  59  Southeast Community & Technical College, Middlesboro Campus  Middlesboro  N/A  
  Total Enrollments  
  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 Somerset  
    Enrollment (2015-2016)  
  Miles Institution Location Sec P/S Total  
  Pulaski ATC  Somerset  513 N/A 513  
  21  Wayne County ATC  Monticello  633 N/A 633  
  24  Casey County ATC  Liberty  501 N/A 501  
  24  Rockcastle County ATC  Mount Vernon  427 N/A 427  
  26  Lake Cumberland ATC  Russell Springs  641 N/A 641  
  30  Corbin ATC  Corbin  452 N/A 452  
  31  Lincoln County ATC  Stanford  278 N/A 278  
  37  Garrard County ATC  Lancaster  377 N/A 377  
  40  Clinton County ATC  Albany  577 N/A 577  
  42  Jackson County ATC  McKee  463 N/A 463  
  43  Knox County ATC  Barbourville  486 N/A 486  
  47  Clay County ATC  Manchester  337 N/A 337  
  49  Hughes Jones Harrodsburg ATC  Harrodsburg  266 N/A 266  
  49  Marion County ATC  Lebanon  604 N/A 604  
  49  Madison County ATC  Richmond  801 N/A 801  
  50  Green County ATC  Greensburg  750 N/A 750  
  55  Jessamine Career and Technology Center  Nicholasville  3206 N/A 3206  
  55  Bell County ATC  Pineville  644 N/A 644  
  60  Lee County ATC  Beattyville  357 N/A 357  
  Total Enrollments 12,313 12,313  

Note: Miles are calculated as straight-line distance; not highway miles.  Kentucky Tech's secondary schools, called Area Technology Centers (ATCs), are administered by the Office of Career & Technical Education (OCTE), an agency within the KY Education and Workforce Development Cabinet's Deptartment for Workforce Investment. 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 Education & Workforce Development Cabinet; KY Dept. of Education.



  Training Resources  
  Bluegrass State Skills Corporation - The Bluegrass State Skills Corporation (BSSC) was established in 1984 by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky as an independent, de jure corporation to stimulate economic development through customized business and industry specific skills training programs.  The BSSC works with business and industry and Kentucky's educational institutions to establish programs of skills training.  The BSSC is attached to the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development for administrative purposes, in recognition of the relationship between economic development and skills training efforts.

The BSSC is comprised of two economic development tools, matching grants and recently authorized Skills Training Investment Tax Credit.  The BSSC grant program is available to new, expanding and existing business and industry.  Eligible training activities include pre-employment skills training and assessment; entry-level skills upgrade and occupational upgrade training; train-the-trainer travel; and capacity building.  The Skills Training Investment Credit Act provides credits to existing businesses for skills upgrade training.

Information on other customized training, assessment services and adult education services can be obtained by contacting the local economic development agency.