College Spotlight: Pikeville

Lauren Wildoner, Artwork and Photography Coordinator

  • Pikeville University is a private university located in Pikeville, Kentucky
  • Pikeville has an open enrollment policy. Pikeville is the first college in the College Spotlight column that has had an open enrollment policy. What this means is that Pikeville is an unselective and noncompetitive process in which the only requirement to apply for the school is a GED or high school diploma.
  • Tuition for PU averages to about $19,600 per year


“It is a great school for people who are used to the area and want a small college…I love this school.” –


  • Pikeville University offers a range of majors including Biomedical Sciences, Visual and Performing Arts, Foreign Languages, and more.