Greater Owensboro is a great place to do business – and it’s a great place for life-long learning!

Greater Owensboro has a strong tradition of supporting its schools and valuing education. The GOEDC partners with citizen and educational groups to help foster community involvement in education, and advocate for good schools. Business and labor, government and the private sector work together with area educators to ensure high quality learning experiences for each student.

Greater Owensboro has four colleges and three school systems in the Owensboro area and one school system in Hancock County area.  All systems and citizens strive to bring quality education to the students.

Education Data

Data Name Value Percent
Enrollments (age 18 to 24)
Enrolled in College or Grad. School2,63629.52%
Attainment (ages 18 to 24)
Some College or Associate's Degree4,11946.13%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher6727.53%
Attainment (ages 25+)
Some College or Associate's Degree23,21831.98%
Bachelor's Degree9,20812.68%
Master's Degree or Higher5,8838.10%
Percentage, High School Grad. or Higher88.83%
Percentage, Bachelor's Degree or Higher20.78%
College & University Enrollments
Brescia University1,611
Daymar College-Owensboro72
Kentucky Wesleyan College800
Owensboro Community and Technical College5,621
Ross Medical Education Center-Owensboro121
* Showing data for Daviess County, Hancock County

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