Welcome to Kentucky Christian University

Discovering Your Future

Size: Offering a personalized experience, our university nurtures a community of 500 students.

Average Class Size: Enjoy small, interactive classes with an average size of 14 students per class, ensuring personalized attention.
Student-Faculty Ratio: With a ratio of 12:1, students benefit from a supportive and engaging academic environment.
Affiliation: Embracing our Christian Church/Church of Christ affiliation, we provide a wholesome, inclusive environment.

Cost & Aid: Providing excellent value, we are proud to be the most affordable private university in Kentucky.
Room & Board: Immerse yourself in campus life with our comfortable on-campus housing and a full cafeteria offering dietary accommodation.

Scholarships/Grants/Financial Aid: We are committed to making education accessible with various financial aid options.
Internships/Co-ops: Experience hands-on learning with our internship and co-op opportunities.

Admissions Criteria

Required Freshman GPA: Students are required to have a minimum GPA of 2.25 to be eligible for admission.
Transfer Student Requirements: For transfer students with a minimum of 12 college credits, a GPA of 2.0 is required.
Essay and Interview: Submit an essay, as no interview is required for the admission process.

Application Deadlines: Fall – August 1 & Spring – January 1
Application Fee: We provide a FREE online application or a $30 hardcopy option.

*Please note: We offer a “test optional” policy, meaning the submission of ACT or SAT scores is not mandatory but recommended for scholarship consideration.

Frequently Asked Questions

When to Apply: We encourage early applications, beginning September 1. Scholarships are awarded on January 1, requiring full acceptance by December 1.
Accreditation: Rest assured, KCU is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Academic Offerings: Explore diverse academic programs across our five schools, including Education, Bible & Ministry, Business Administration, Social Work & Behavioral Health, and Nursing.
Emphasis Areas: Our emphasis areas within majors provide a broader education for a comprehensive learning experience.

Tuition: We offer the same tuition for both in-state and out-of-state students.
Scholarship Availability: Meeting our admission standards ensures eligibility for an academic scholarship, tailored to individual academic achievements.
Athletic Scholarships: Engage in sports and potentially receive athletic scholarships across our various sports offerings.
FAFSA: To access financial aid, complete the FAFSA process after October 1 of your senior year in high school. Our Admissions Counselors are here to assist you.
Meal Plan: Enjoy unlimited access to our cafeteria as part of KCU’s comprehensive financial package.
Transportation and Campus Life: From bringing cars on campus to dorm room essentials, explore all aspects of student life at KCU.

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