New Numbers Out on Kentucky College Enrollment

Apr 8, 2016

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The number of Kentucky high school seniors going on to pursue bachelor’s and associate’s degrees has remained steady, according to a new data from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics. 

The Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics has released reports examining college enrollment and success. The reports show that 60% of the state’s 2014 public high school graduates enrolled in college.

Both the highest and lowest percentage of high school graduates attending college can be found in Jefferson County. Louisville’s Dupont Manual High School has the highest rate, at 92 percent, while Valley Traditional High School has the lowest percentage of 33.9%.

Of Kentucky high school 2014 graduates, more than 50% were pursuing a bachelor’s degree and about 36% were seeking an associate’s degree.