Analysis: University of Kentucky charges highest in-state tuition in Kentucky

With an annual price tag of $11,484, University of Kentucky charged the 24th-highest in-state tuition for 2016-17, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of 115 schools in 10 Midwest states.

UK was the priciest of Kentucky's eight analyzed schools. UK, University of Louisville ($11,264) and Western Kentucky University ($9,912) were among the 50 highest-priced schools.

The lowest in-state price to attend a four-year public university in Kentucky is $7,754 at Kentucky State University.  

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Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

The table shows the cost of tuition only for the 2016-17 academic year. 

RankStateSchoolUndergraduate enrollmentTuition
1IllinoisUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign33,932$15,058
2OhioMiami University-Oxford16,981$14,736
3MichiganMichigan Tech University5,811$14,634
4MichiganUniversity of Michigan- Ann Arbor28,983$14,402
5IllinoisNorthern Illinois University14,079$14,204
6MinnesotaUniversity of Minnesota- Twin Cities34,870$14,142
7MichiganMichigan State University39,090$14,062
8IllinoisIllinois State University18,643$14,061
9IllinoisUniversity of Illinois-Chicago17,959$13,664
10IllinoisSouthern Illinois Univ.- Carbondale12,182$13,481
11MinnesotaUniversity of Minnesota- Rochester435$13,232
12MinnesotaUniversity of Minnesota- Duluth9,967$13,139
13MinnesotaUniversity of Minnesota- Morris1,771$12,846
14IllinoisWestern Illinois University8,543$12,655
15MichiganWayne State University17,220$12,269
16MichiganCentral Michigan University19,877$12,150
17MichiganOakland University16,568$12,064
18MichiganUniversity of Michigan- Dearborn7,141$12,032
19OhioOhio University23,585$11,744
20MinnesotaUniversity of Minnesota- Crookston2,676$11,700
21IllinoisEastern Illinois University5,957$11,580
22MichiganGrand Valley State University22,209$11,520
23MichiganWestern Michigan University18,313$11,493
24KentuckyUniversity of Kentucky22,621$11,484
25IllinoisUniversity of Illinois-Springfield2,959$11,413
26MichiganFerris State University12,866$11,290
27KentuckyUniversity of Louisville15,826$11,264
28MichiganEastern Michigan University17,862$11,209
29OhioBowling Green State University14,852$11,057
30MichiganLake Superior State University2,099$11,019
31IllinoisSouthern Illinois Univ.- Edwardsville11,720$11,008
32OhioUniversity of Cincinnati25,820$11,000
33IllinoisGovernor's State University3,517$10,516
34WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison30,958$10,488
35IndianaIndiana University- Bloomington39,184$10,388
36MichiganUniversity of Michigan- Flint6,585$10,344
37OhioUniversity of Akron17,417$10,270
38IllinoisChicago State University2,352$10,252
39IllinoisNortheastern Illinois University7,665$10,138
40OhioOhio State University45,831$10,037
41OhioKent State University23,684$10,012
42IndianaPurdue University31,105$10,002
43KentuckyWestern Kentucky University20,271$9,912
44OhioCleveland State University12,352$9,768
45MichiganNorthern Michigan University7,168$9,766
46IndianaBall State University17,011$9,654
47OhioUniversity of Toledo16,223$9,547
48MissouriUniversity of Missouri- Columbia25,877$9,518
49WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee20,968$9,493
50WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout8,412$9,395
51MissouriUniversity of Missouri- St. Louis13,898$9,394
52KentuckyNorthern Kentucky University12,380$9,384
53MichiganSaginaw Valley State University8,335$9,345
54IndianaIndiana Univ.-Purdue Univ.-Indianapolis21,748$9,205
55WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-La Crosse9,751$9,091
56MinnesotaWinona State University7,661$9,075
57MissouriMissouri Univ. of Science & Technology6,906$9,057
58KentuckyEastern Kentucky University14,293$8,868
59WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-Eau Claire10,085$8,812
60IndianaIndiana State University11,202$8,746
61OhioWright State University12,504$8,730
62IowaUniversity of Iowa24,476$8,575
63NebraskaUniversity of Nebraska- Lincoln20,833$8,537
64KentuckyMorehead State University9,752$8,496
65KentuckyMurray State University8,877$8,400
66MinnesotaBemidji State University4,808$8,394
67MinnesotaSouthwest Minnesota State University7,495$8,347
68OhioYoungstown State University11,283$8,317
69IowaUniversity of Northern Iowa10,104$8,309
70IowaIowa State University30,671$8,219
71IndianaIndiana Univ.-Purdue Univ.-Ft. Wayne11,453$8,213
72WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-Stevens Point8,297$8,159
73MinnesotaMinnesota State University- Moorhead5,205$8,114
74WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-Superior2,367$8,088
75WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-River Falls5,494$7,981
76MinnesotaSaint Cloud State University13,878$7,910
77WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-Green Bay6,757$7,878
78MinnesotaMinnesota State University- Mankato13,192$7,858
79MissouriUniversity of Missouri- Kansas City11,704$7,846
80KentuckyKentucky State University1,568$7,754
81WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-Whitewater11,409$7,650
82IndianaUniversity of Southern Indiana9,585$7,605
83MinnesotaMetropolitan State University7,571$7,566
84WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-Oshkosh12,484$7,544
85WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-Platteville7,861$7,484
86IndianaPurdue University-Calumet8,321$7,478
87IndianaPurdue University-North Central6,064$7,478
88MissouriTruman State University6,039$7,456
89WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin-Parkside4,248$7,367
90OhioShawnee State University3,621$7,365
91MissouriNorthwest Missouri State University5,628$7,343
92MissouriMissouri Western State University5,120$7,330
93MissouriUniversity of Central Missouri9,786$7,322
94NebraskaPeru State College2,215$7,243
95NebraskaUniversity of Nebraska- Omaha12,536$7,204
96OhioOhio State University- Marion1,132$7,140
97IndianaIndiana University-South Bend6,653$7,073
98IndianaIndiana University-Southeast5,486$7,073
99IndianaIndiana University-Northwest5,244$7,073
100IndianaIndiana University- East4,287$7,073
101IndianaIndiana University-Kokomo3,977$7,073
102MissouriMissouri State Univ.- Springfield20,316$7,060
103MissouriLincoln University2,618$7,042
104MissouriSoutheast Missouri State University10,693$6,990
105NebraskaUniversity of Nebraska- Kearney5,056$6,844
106NebraskaChadron State University2,334$6,510
107NebraskaWayne State College2,837$6,462
108OhioCentral State University1,729$6,246
109OhioWright State University- Lake Campus1,302$5,842
110IndianaVincennes University18,897$5,575
111MissouriMissouri Southern State University6,231$5,523
112MissouriHarris-Stowe State University1,464$5,220
113OhioMiami University-Hamilton2,884$5,173
114OhioMiami University-Middletown1,914$5,173
115WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin Colleges11,940$5,159

Source: U.S. Department of Education

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