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  Four-Year Colleges & Universities Within 60 Miles of Franklin
Institutions engaged in furnishing academic courses and granting degrees at baccalaureate or graduate levels.
 
Miles Institution Location Enrollment
(Fall 2016)
  18  Western Kentucky University  Bowling Green  † 20,271  
  21  Lindsey Wilson Scottsville Campus  Scottsville  N/A  
  40  American Baptist College  Nashville, TN  139  
  40  Aquinas College, West Campus  Nashville, TN  342  
  40  Belmont University  Nashville, TN  7,723  
  40  Fisk University  Nashville, TN  761  
  40  Lipscomb University  Nashville, TN  4,632  
  40  Meharry Medical College  Nashville, TN  831  
  40  Strayer University - Nashville Campus  Nashville, TN  N/A  
  40  Tennessee St. University  Nashville, TN  8,760  
  40  Trevecca Nazarene University  Nashville, TN  3,221  
  40  Vanderbilt University  Nashville, TN  † 12,587  
  40  Vanderbilt University Divinity School  Nashville, TN  247  
  40  Welch College  Nashville, TN  349  
  41  WKU - Glasgow Campus  Glasgow  N/A  
  44  Austin Peay State University  Clarksville, TN  10,344  
  52  Murray State University, Hopkinsville Regional Campus  Hopkinsville  N/A  
  Total Enrollments 20,092  
  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 Franklin
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
(SemesterYr)
 
  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, Franklin-Simpson Center  Franklin  N/A  
  18  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, KATI Campus  Bowling Green  N/A  
  18  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Bowling Green  † 4,251  
  18  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, Transpark Center  Bowling Green  N/A  
  40  Daymar Institute, Nashville Campus  Nashville, TN  221  
  40  Fortis Institute in Nashville  Nashville, TN  368  
  40  John A. Gupton College  Nashville, TN  86  
  40  Lincoln Tech - Nashville, TN Campus  Nashville, TN  1,457  
  40  Nashville State Community College  Nashville, TN  8,914  
  40  National College - Nashville TN Campus  Nashville, TN  507  
  41  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, Glasgow Campus  Glasgow  N/A  
  41  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, Glasgow Tech. Campus  Glasgow  N/A  
  44  Daymar Institute, Clarksville Campus  Clarksville, TN  854  
  44  Miller-Motte Technical College, Clarksville Campus  Clarksville, TN  416  
  44  North Central Institute  Clarksville, TN  136  
  50  Madisonville Community College, Muhlenberg Campus  Central City  N/A  
  52  Hopkinsville Community College, Main Campus  Hopkinsville  † 2,882  
  54  Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Leitchfield Campus  Leitchfield  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 Franklin  
    Enrollment (2016-2017)  
  Miles Institution Location Sec P/S Total  
  18  Warren County ATC  Bowling Green  221 N/A 221  
  19  Russellville ATC  Russellville  912 N/A 912  
  21  Allen County Career and Technical Center  Scottsville  993 N/A 993  
  35  Butler County ATC  Morgantown  383 N/A 383  
  41  Barren County ATC  Glasgow  854 N/A 854  
  47  Muhlenberg County CTC  Greenville  363 N/A 363  
  49  Monroe County ATC  Tompkinsville  775 N/A 775  
  52  Gateway Academy to Innovation and Technology  Hopkinsville  540 N/A 540  
  53  Ohio County ATC  Hartford  758 N/A 758  
  54  Grayson County Area Vocational Education Center  Leitchfield  1014 N/A 1014  
  Total Enrollments 6,813 6,813  
 

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.