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This is the statute concerning college tuition waivers in the state of Kentucky.

" 164.284 Waiver of tuition and fees for person sixty-five or older -- Conditions.

(1) When any person sixty-five (65) years of age or older, who is a resident of the Commonwealth, is admitted and enrolls as a student in any state-supported institution of higher learning in this Commonwealth, the board of trustees of the institution or other appropriate institutional officials shall waive all tuition charges and fees for such student, except as provided in subsection (2) of this section.

(2) If classes are full or the granting of free admission requires additional units, the institution may deny admission under this section.

History: Created 1976 Ky. Acts ch. 319, sec. 1"
Here is a list of the public universities in Kentucky:
Eastern Kentucky University 
Contact Info: 859.622.2106

Kentucky State University 
Contact Info: 502.597.6000

Morehead State University 
Contact Info: 1.800.585.6781

Murray State University 
Contact Info: 270.809.3741

Northern Kentucky University 
Contact Info: 859.572.5100
* For more information on their tuition waiver program click here.

The University of Kentucky
Contact Info: 859.257.9000
* Here is additional information about the Donovan Fellowship for Academic Scholars.
* Here is additional information about the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in the UK. 
University of Louisville
Contact Info: 502.852.5555
* For more information about their tuition waiver click here.

Western Kentucky University 
Contact Info: 270.745.0111


This is a list of the community and technical colleges in Kentucky
Ashland Community College
Contact Info: 606.326.2000

Big Sandy Community and Technical College 
Contact Info: 606.886.3863

Bluegrass Community and Technical College 
Contact Info: 866.774.4872

Bowling Green Technical College 
Contact Info: 270.901.1000

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Contact Info: 270. 769.2371

Gateway Community and Technical College
Contact Info: 859. 441.4500

Hazard Community and Technical College 
Contact Info: 606.436.5721
* To go to their webpage concerning tuition waivers click here.

Henderson Community College 
Contact Info: 270.827.1867

Hopkinsville Community College
Contact Info: 270.707.3700

Jefferson Community and Technical College 
Contact Info: 502. 213.5333 

Madisonville Community College
Contact Info:  270.821.2250

Maysville Community and Technical College 
Contact Info: 606. 759.7141

Owensboro Community and Technical College
Contact Info: 270.686.4400

Somerset Community College
Contact Info: 877.629.9722

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
Contact Info: 606. 589.2145

West Kentucky Community and Technical College 
Contact Info:  270.554.9200

citation 1: Tuition Waiver for Kentucky:

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