Higher Education in the I-71 Corridor
Companies located in KIEDA’s region have access to a community college for skill development and workforce training and are near a wide variety of universities that are ideal to recruit from.
Jefferson Community & Technical College
Jefferson Community & Technical College is an educational gem with multiple locations, and strives to build a community where students can collaborate, find confidence, compassion, and success. With supportive and welcoming student life opportunities, such as various organizations and clubs, students are able to quickly build a network of friends. An endless variety of courses are offered to meet all students’ needs, including architecture, construction, financial accounting, horticulture science.
Surrounded by 650 acres of forested campus and on the banks of the Ohio River, Hanover College is a private, liberal arts institution that boasts a strong, well-rounded academic and extracurricular program with 34 majors. Students can design their own individualized major, spend May Term abroad, or start their own organization or club. Hanover College has received top rankings from Forbes Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and Washington Monthly.
Named after founder and first president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, James P. Boyce, Boyce College creates a vision for theological education that is biblically orthodox and academically challenging. Students gain academic leadership through courses taught by a dedicated world-class faculty, including global studies, philosophy, education, politics, economics, and humanities.
University of Louisville
Located in Kentucky’s largest metropolitan area, the University of Louisville is a highly accredited, state-supported research university spread out over three campuses. The Belknap Campus is a mere three miles from downtown Louisville and is home to eight of the university’s 12 colleges and schools. Located in downtown Louisville’s medical complex is the Health Sciences Center and the University of Louisville Hospital. The university seeks excellence and inclusiveness through teaching diverse undergraduate, graduate and professional students, providing engaged service that improves the quality of life for communities, and practicing research and creative activity.