Welcome to the Kentucky Higher Education Matters website.

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A Simple Truth. Higher Education Matters.

Pursuing Your Purpose

College isn’t just a place to learn, but a place to discover your interests and passions.

A Rewarding Career

College helps you discover a career path that gives you the skills you need to secure a rewarding job. 

A Better Financial Future

Whatever your goals, a college credential or degree is the first step toward increased earnings and jobs with benefits.

Your Way to a Better Financial Future

A college credential or degree is the first step toward a better financial future for you and your family. Kentuckians with bachelor’s degrees make about $1 million more than high school graduates over the course of their careers, while associate degree graduates make nearly half a million more.

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A Brighter Future Is Within Your Reach

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We're Here to Help

We know going to college is a big decision for you. Our campuses have staff who specialize in providing the support and resources you need. Select a school and fill out the contact form to start the conversation!

There’s an Option for You

Whether you want to learn a trade or earn a two- or four-year degree, there is a place for you in higher education. 

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