Kentucky: Council on Postsecondary Education

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The home page of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, an agency that coordinates change and improvement in Kentucky's postsecondary education system as directed by the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997.
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Information about the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
posting icon Overview
The Council on Postsecondary Education coordinates change and improvement in Kentucky's postsecondary education system as directed by the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997, and this page contains general information about the Council.
posting icon President's Page
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's President's page provides a forum for the Council president, Dr. Thomas Layzell.
posting icon Organization
Describes the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's internal staff organization, as well as Council relationships with the Education Cabinet and other agencies and organizations.
posting icon Staff Directory
The Staff Directory of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, listing employees by unit, name (with a link to their email address), title, and phone number.
posting icon Directions to CPE
Driving directions to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education offices from several surrounding cities, as well as links to MapQuest driving directions, an area map, and floor plans of the Council offices.
posting icon Members & Bios
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education is composed of the commissioner of education, a faculty member, a student member, and thirteen citizens members appointed by the Governor. This is the current list of Council members serving, with links to their biographies.
posting icon Mission
The Mission Statement of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, an agency charged with leading the reform efforts envisioned by state policy leaders in the Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997.
posting icon Bylaws
The Council Bylaws of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education outline the purpose, statutory authority, and operational policies of the agency.
posting icon Policies
Information about Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education policies, including conflict of interest policy and open records policy.
posting icon Activity Reports
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education issues a Council Activity Report to inform board members about the work of the Council
posting icon Conflict of Interest Policy
Information about Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's conflict of interest policy.
posting icon Open Records Policy
Information about Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's open records policy.
channel icon 2007
Agendas and meeting materials for 2007 meetings of the Council on Postsecondary Education
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2000 meeting materials for CPE
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1999 meeting materials for CPE
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1998 meeting materials for CPE
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1997 meeting materials for CPE
channel icon Logo
A collection of agency logos.
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Color and black logos (jpeg, tif, and gif versions) of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, and Council Logo Standards.
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Color and black logos (jpeg, tif, and gif versions) of the Kentucky Virtual High School.
channel icon Committees
Committiees, workgroups, and policy groups of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
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The Committee on Equal Opportunities (CEO) oversees the Commonwealth's desegregation and equal opportunities plans for postsecondary education.
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Membership of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's Committee on Equal Opportunities.
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Upcoming meetings of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's Committee on Equal Opportunities, as well as links to archived meeting shedules.
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2006 meeting materials for the Committee on Equal Opportunities
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The Equine Trust committee advises Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education staff on the distribution of the equestrian trust fund.
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Membership of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's Equine Trust Committee.
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Upcoming meetings of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's Equine Trust Committee, as well as links to archived meeting shedules.
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The Executive Committee reviews all agency budget and personnel matters, provides for an annual audit of the agency, evaluates the president, and performs other activities assigned by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.
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Membership of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's Executive Committee.
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Upcoming meetings of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's Executive Committee, as well as links to archived meeting shedules.
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2006 CPE Executive Committee meeting schedule and materials
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The Committee on Equal Opportunities (CEO) oversees the Commonwealth's desegregation and equal opportunities plans for postsecondary education.
channel icon Media
News, announcements, and press releases from the Kentucky Council on Postseondary Education.
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This page is updated reqularly with the latest news and events from the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.
posting icon State and National
A resource of media links provided by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, with links to Kentucky, regional, and national newspapers; state and national television and radio stations; and higher education news resources.
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The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education works closely with the state legislature and the Governor's office and other executive branch representatives on issues related to Kentucky education policy and budgetary matters.
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Information about the 2006 legislative session, the Council's budget request, legislative news and events, and advocacy materials
channel icon Budget
Information about the 2006 - 08 biennial budget request
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2005 legislative session information
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Information from Kentucky's 2005 legislative session that relates to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education and postsecondary issues affecting the Commonwealth.
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2004 legislative session information
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Information from Kentucky's 2004 legislative session that relates to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education and postsecondary issues affecting the Commonwealth.
channel icon Calendar & Conferences
Listing of upcoming events at the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
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The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Eduction sponsors or co-sponsors several statewide conferences throughout the year.
posting icon Governor's Minority Student College Preparation Program Annual Conference
The Annual Governor's Minority Student College Preparation Program Annual Conference is sponsored by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education and the public colleges and universities in Kentucky and helps introduce minority middle school students to issues concerning postsecondary education.
posting icon Faculty Development Conference
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education sponsors the annual Faculty Development Conference. This conference offers an excellent forum for college faculty and administrators to discuss topics related to teaching and learning.
posting icon Teacher Quality Summit
Information about the Teacher Quality Summit.
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channel icon Policies & Initiatives
Policies and Initiatives of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
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The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's academic initiatives for meeting the goals of the public agenda and increasing the quality of postsecondary education in the Commonwealth.
posting icon Kentucky Adult Learner Summit
Kentucky Adult Learner Summit presentations and proceedings
channel icon American Diploma Project
Information about the American Diploma Project
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Information about the American Diploma Project, designed to make the high school diploma meaningful to students, postsecondary institutions and employers by securing an agreement to use high school accountability measures in admissions, placement and hiring decisions.
channel icon GEAR UP Kentucky
Information about Gear-Up Kentucky program
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Information about Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), a federally-funded program that encourages middle and high school students to stay in school, study hard, and take the right courses to go to college.
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Information about the Governor's Minority Scholars College Preparation program that increases awareness of minority students of benefits of college and helps them to be successful in college.
channel icon Kentucky Early Mathematics Testing Program
Information about Kentucky Early Mathematics Testing Program
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Information about Kentucky Early Mathematics Testing Program that provides online testing for high school students to determine their level of preparedness for math courses in college.
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Information about local P-16 Councils, including RFP and guidelines for forming a local P-16 Council, map and listing of existing local P-16 Councils and option to join P-16 listserv.
posting icon Overview
Information about statewide and local P-16 Councils, groups of education, business and community leaders working together to increase the success of all students, from pre-school through college and beyond.
channel icon Southern Regional Education Board Programs
Information about Southern Regional Education Board Programs including Academic Common Market, Veterinary Medicine contract spaces, optometry contract spaces and SREB Doctoral Scholars Program.
posting icon Optometry Contract Spaces
Information about Optometry Contract spaces that provide Kentucky students with the opportunity to study optometry at schools outside the state at reduced tuition rates.
posting icon Veterinary Medicine Contract Spaces
Information about Veterinary Medicine contract spaces that provide Kentucky students with the opportunity to study veterinary medicine at schools outside the state at reduced tuition rates.
posting icon Academic Common Market
Information about the Academic Common Market, a program that enables Kentucky students who are interested in an academic program not offered at a public university in Kentucky to pay in-state tuition at participating colleges and universities.
posting icon Doctoral Scholars Program
Information about the Southern Regional Education Board Doctoral Scholar's Program at University of Kentucky and University of Illinois. This program offers financial assistance, academic support and personal guidance and counseling to ethnic minority students pursuing their doctoral degrees.
posting icon Overview
Information about the Southern Regional Educaton Board's Postsecondary Education Programs including Academic Common Market, Veterinary Medicine Contract Spaces, Optometry Contract Spaces, Doctoral Scholar's Program and Electronic Campus.
posting icon Residency Status
Information about the process that students must complete to determine their residency status in Kentucky. Residency status is a requirement for participation in several Council programs.
posting icon Improving Educator Quality Grant Program
Information about the Improving Educator Quality Grant program including Year 3 funded projects, request for proposals, reimbursement form, budget amendment form, and project timeline.
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Information about teacher quality initiatives including the Improving Educator Quality grant program, teacher certification, and professional development opportunities.
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Information about transferring college credit to and from Kentucky postsecondary institutions, including transfer frameworks, the Transfer Student Handbook, institutional transfer contacts, and a link to The Kentucky Course Applicability System (KY CAS).
posting icon Academic Programs
Information about policy pertaining to the approval of new academic programs and the review of existing academic programs including the Program Approval policy, approved program bands, degree program eligibility, New Extended Campus Offerings, Kentucky Postsecondary Program Proposal System, Program Productivity Review, and campus consultation visits.
posting icon Institutional Licensure
Information about the licensing policy that establishes the process for independent institutions and colleges to be licensed by the Council.
posting icon Overview
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's academic policies for meeting the goals of the public agenda and increasing the quality of postsecondary education in the Commonwealth. Information and maps of service area and area of geographic responsibility are available here.
posting icon College Admissions
Information about the college admissions policy, including the minimum admissions requirements for state-supported universities, pre-college curriculum requirements and assessment and placement of students.
posting icon Accessibility and Disability
Information about the Council's Students with Disabilities policy that sets guidelines for public universities to establish policies for students with disabilities
posting icon Student Residency
Information about the Kentucky student residency policy. This state policy determines whether a student pays resident or non-resident tuition and sets the requirements for residency in Kentucky.
posting icon Advanced Placement
Information about Kentucky's advanced placement or AP policy that requires that high school students get college credit for college-level courses taken while attending high school.
posting icon Statewide Public Health
Information about the statewide public health policy, that created collaborative public health programs at four Kentucky universities.
posting icon Statewide Engineering
Information about the Kentucky Statewide Engineering Collaborative that provides engineering education and training needed for Kentuckians to excel in the knowledge economy.
posting icon Campus Safety
Information about the campus security policy, which requires public and private colleges in Kentucky to publicly report campus crimes.
posting icon Autism Training Center
Information concerning the Kentucky Autism Training Center, whic provides information and technical assistance to families and services across the Commonwealth. The Center places emphasis on disseminating research-based strategies, collaborating with other public and private agencies in policy and system change efforts, and ensuring all efforts lead to greater independence and community inclusion throughout the lifespan.
posting icon Distance Education
Information about the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's distance education policy, including links to the Postsecondary Distance Education in Kentucky: A 2003 Distance Education Snapshot, Issues and Opportunities: Kentucky's e-Learning Strategic Framework, May 2004, and the Distance Learning Advisory Committee
posting icon Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship Program
Information about the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship Program, that provides academic scholarships to Kentucky students who attend a Kentucky postsecondary institution.
posting icon Biennial Budget
Information about the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's biennial budget recommendation submitted to the Governor and General Assembly, which reflects the Council's proposed distribution of funds for operation expenses and capital construction.
posting icon Funding Model & Finance Policies
Information about the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's funding model and finance policies. Information is included on the comprehensive funding review, the Council-approved funding distribution methodology, the current funding model in use, and historical approaches to postsecondary education funding in the Commonwealth.
posting icon Tuition
Tuition information provided by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education includes actual annual tuition rates, tuition reciprocity agreements and tuition waiver program information for Kentucky's state-supported postsecondary education institutions.
posting icon Trust Funds & Incentive Funding Programs
Information about the six Strategic Investment and Incentive Trust Funds, the Adult Education and Literacy Funding Program, and the Science and Technology Funding Program.and maintained and administered by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education and/or Kentucky Adult Education.
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Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education Budget and Finance Information. Included are links to the Affordability Policy Group, as well as information about the biennial budget, funding model and finance policies, tuition, and trust funds and incentive funding programs.
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Information about the economic development initiatives and programs of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education including Commercialization Investment Programs, Connect Kentucky, EPSCoR, Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation, Knowledge Economy Annual Reports, Research and Development (R&D) Voucher Program, Responsive Ph.D. Initiative, and Rural Innovation Program.
posting icon Knowledge Economy Annual Reports
Information about the Knowledge Economy Annual Reports submitted by the Council each year in response to HB525 that details activities of knowledge based economy programs in Kentucky.
posting icon Kentucky Science & Engineering Foundation
Information about the Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation. KSEF invests in research and development activity to promote innovation and build new ideas and technologies to promote economic growth of Kentucky.
posting icon Rural Innovation Program
Information about the Rural Innovation Program, which provides vouchers to rural Kentucky small companies to do research, development and entrepreneurial innovation work in partnership with Kentucky postsecondary institutions.
posting icon Connect Kentucky
Information about Connect Kentucky, a partnership of Kentucky businesses, government agencies and universities working together to accelerate technology in Kentucky.
posting icon Commercialization Investment Programs
Information about the Commercialization Investment Programs, or CIP, that provide funding for the Research and Development Program, Rural innovation program, and commercialization fund. These funds are aimed at promoting and developing early stage technology companies in Kentucky.
posting icon Responsive Ph.D. Initiative
Information about the Responsive Ph.D. Initiative, that includes the University of Louisville Future Leaders Program and the Ph.D. Completion project. This program is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
posting icon Research & Development Voucher Program
Information about the Research and Development Voucher Program that enables small and medium sized Kentucky firms to undertake research and development in partnership with Kentucky university researchers.
posting icon EPSCoR
Information about the Kentucky Kentucky Statewide Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) a program designed to build and coordinate strategic investments in human capital and physical infrastructures to build federal research and development funding.
posting icon Overview
Information about the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's policies and intiatives on equal opportunities, including details about the Committee on Equal Opportunities, the Kentucky Plan for Equal Opportunities, status reports, the SREB Doctoral Scholars Program, and the Governor's Minority Student College Preparation Program
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Information about distance and virtual learning opportunites open to citizens, including Go Higher Kentucky, Kentucky Virtual University, Kentucky Virtual Adult Education, Kentucky Virtual Library, Kentucky Virtual High School, KyEducators.org, KYVU4K12.org, and the SREB Electronic Campus.
channel icon Planning & Accountability
Information about the public agenda of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, and the progress the Council is making towards meeting those goals.
posting icon Answering the Five Questions
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education expresses its public agenda as the Five Questions of Postsecondary Education, and this page lists those questions as well as the Council's policies and initiatives geared towards answering those questions.
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The Council offers information about its strategic planning process including the approved 2005 - 2010 public agenda for postsecondary education, related agenda items, campus action plans, and information about regional forums held in Fall 2004.
posting icon Planning Archives
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education retains previous strategic planning information for research and historical purposes. Information includes 2020 Vision agenda and previous institutional action plans.
posting icon Regional Forums
Information about the Councils nine regional forums, Can We Talk", held in Fall 2004 as part of the strategic planning process. Data presentations, discussion guides and discussion summaries are available for each region.
posting icon Council Agenda Items
Strategic Planning Agenda and action items from Council meetings throughout the strategic planning process are available.
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The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education uses the Key Indicators of Progress to measure the effectiveness of policies and initiaves that have been developed to meet the goals of the public agenda.
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The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education issues annual mandatory accountability reports to the Governor, the Legislative Research Commission, and the Strategic Committee on Postsecondary Education, as well as quarterly reports updating Council progress.
posting icon 2003 - 04 Accountability Report
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education 2003-2004 Accountability Report.
posting icon 2002 - 03 Accountability Report
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education 2002 - 2003 Accountability Report.
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The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education is charged with leading the education reform efforts envisioned by Kentucky state leaders. Links to reform legislation, including House Bill 1 of 1997 and the Adult Education Act of 2000, and postsecondary education reports related to Kentucky postsecondary reform are found on this page.
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Reports on the strategic planning and progress of Kentucky Adult Education, a unit of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.
channel icon Institutions
Postsecondary Education institutions of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
channel icon Research & Data
Research and data pertaining to postsecondary education in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
posting icon Data Access Policy
The Council's data access policy provides information about how the Council treats personally identifiable student data.
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Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education data collection guidelines for state-supported and independent postsecondary institutions of the Commonwealth.
posting icon State-Supported Institutions
Data collection forms for state-supported institutions available online from the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
posting icon Independent Institutions
Data collection forms for independent institutions available online from the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
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Data available from the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education regarding degrees and formal awards conferred at state-supported institutions and independent institutions within the Commonwealth.
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Information and data about the Endowment Match Programs, including Program Guidelines and Reporting Procedures, Annual Summary Reports, and data on Program Diversity.
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Enrollment data for public and independent postsecondary education institutuions, including percent change, trends, and analysis by age, gender, residence and status.
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Information about the Kentucky Plan for Equal Opportunities in Higher Education, the Committee on Equal Opportunities, Equal Opportunities Status Reports, Campus Visit Reports, and Degree Program Eligibility.
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A list of externaldata resources available for those interested in postsecondary education trends and issues.
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The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Educaiton collects salary and demographic data on the faculty and staff of Kentucky state-supported postsecondary institutions on an annual basis.
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The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Educaiton collects postsecondary finance data from Kentucky state-supported postsecondary institutions.
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The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education provieds individual data on each state-supported institution's enrollment, degrees conferred, faculty salaries, and employee representation.
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The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education submits an annual report on the Knowledge Economy to Kentucky Innovation Commission, the Governor and the General Assembly outlining the progress on Kentucky's knowledge-based economy programs.
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Postsecondary information about Kentucky's students and allumni, including the National Survey of Student Engagement and "Migration of Kentucky's College Graduates.
channel icon For Students
Information for those seeking to pursue postsecondary education.
channel icon Planning for College
Resources for students planning to go to college
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Information for students planning to go to college including pre-college curriculum, advanced placement, dual enrollment, dual credit, institutional admissions requirements, and minimum admissions policy.
channel icon Paying for College
Financial aid resources, scholarship information, and other tools to help students pay for college
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Information about paying for college including financial aid programs, prepaid tuition programs, federal financial aid, Kentucky educational excellence scholarships, the student loan people and the Kentucky higher education assistance authority.
channel icon Transfer Planning
Information for students about transferring college coursework to a bachelor's degree program.
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Information about student transfer planning including transfer policies, transfer frameworks, course applicability system, transfer student handbook, and transfer contacts at Kentucky public colleges.
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Academic programs and resources for college students or students who plan to go to college, including Kentucky Early Mathematics Testing Program, Academic Common Market, Veterinary Medicine Contract Spaces, Optometry Contract Spaces, Governor's Scholars Program and Southern Regional Electronic Campus.
channel icon Online Learning Opportunities
Information about online programs where students can earn their GED, college degree, professional development and other certificates.
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Information about online learning opportunities including Kentucky Virtual University, Kentucky Virtual Library, Kentucky Virtual High School, and Kentucky Virtual Library for K-12.
channel icon Kentucky Adult Education
Information for Kentucky Adults to earn their GED, take training classes for job skills, and other learning opportunities.
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channel icon Contact Us
Contact Council staff for more information about research and data available on postsecondary education in Kentucky.

 

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Last Updated 7/26/2005