Kentucky Trucking Schools

About Trucking Schools in Kentucky
Total Schools:
32
Undergraduate Programs:
15
Graduate Programs:
2
Average Acceptance Rate:
55%
Average Tuition Cost:
$7,559
Average Loan Amount:
$5,437
Average Scholarship Award:
$3,255
Average Classroom Size:
15 Students

Apply for Truck Driving Schools in Kentucky! Find Schools Near you and Apply!

If you live in Kentucky, you have the opportunity to get an education in a rapidly growing field. There are 29 schools in Kentucky that offer truck driving or diesel technology programs. In Kentucky, the average cost of tuition is $3,386. Many students also qualify for scholarships; the average scholarship award in Kentucky is $1,928.

  • Our student program helps you launch a rewarding truck driving career.
  • CRST helps hundreds of students earn their Class A License every year.
  • Military Apprenticeship Program

Somerset Community College has a wide variety of diesel mechanic degrees and certificates. In addition to an Associate's degree in diesel technology, you can choose from 10 diesel certificates. Options include Medium & Heavy Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Mechanic, and Electrical/Electronics Systems Technician.

Comparing Truck Driving Schools in Kentucky

There are many different ways to evaluate your different education options. You may want to look for schools that have small class sizes, particularly if you are a truck driving student. Truck driving schools that boast small class sizes can often offer you more one-on-one help, and you may even get to complete more driving hours. Louisiana schools with small class sizes include Champion Truck Driving School, Ashland Technical College, and Delta Truck Driving Academy.

You may also want to look at program length to decide which program and school is right for you. In general, most truck driving schools have similar program lengths. You should be able to get your license in four to eight weeks. Diesel technology programs tend to have more options. At Maysville Community & Technical College, you can complete an Associate's degree in two years or a certificate in six months.

On the Road with The Trucking Industry in Kentucky

Because there are so many different positions in the trucking industry, salaries can vary significantly.

Below you can find a graph outlining Kentucky trucking and diesel mechanic salaries compared to the nationwide average. All data retrieved from (2015).





You can look into several career options as a new trucking graduate. You may work for a trucking company, repair shop, or leasing center. Some of the largest trucking employers in Kentucky are C.R. England, MCT Transportation LLC, and Beacon Transport. A benefit of this field is the strong job outlook. anticipates a 19% increase in demand for truck drivers and a in demand for diesel mechanics between 2012 and 2022.

Search Kentucky Trucking Schools
(Ashland,
KY)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$3,360 Tuition Cost
$1,697 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Ashland Technical College
(Ashland,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Bell County Votech
(Middleboro,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Prestonsburg,
KY)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Medium Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,360 Tuition Cost
$1,492 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Lexington,
KY)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$3,360 Tuition Cost
$2,138 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Career Development Center
(London,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Champion Truck Driving School
(Mt. Sterling,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Commonwealth Truck Driving School
(Georgetown,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Delta Truck Driving Academy
(Owensboro,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Elizabethtown,
KY)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Medium Campus
• Urban Setting
$3,360 Tuition Cost
$1,890 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Florence,
KY)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$3,360 Tuition Cost
$1,946 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Hazard,
KY)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,360 Tuition Cost
$1,163 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Kentucky Tech Truck Driver Training - Bowling Green
(Bowling Green,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Kentucky Tech truck Driver Training - Madisonville
(Madisonville,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Owensboro,
KY)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$19,640 Tuition Cost
$7,919 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Laurel Technical College Truck Driver Training
(London,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Maysville,
KY)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,360 Tuition Cost
$2,235 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Owensboro,
KY)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,360 Tuition Cost
$1,683 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Professional truck Driving School - Elizabethtown
(Elizabethtown,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Professional Truck Driving School - Henderson
(Henderson,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Professional Truck Driving School - Paducah
(Paducah,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Somerset,
KY)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Medium Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,360 Tuition Cost
$1,818 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Cumberland,
KY)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Medium Campus
• Suburban Setting
$3,360 Tuition Cost
$1,668 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Lexington,
KY)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$14,374 Tuition Cost
$1,903 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
Super Service Truck Driver Training
(Somerset,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
T & T Commercial Driver Training
(Ashland,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Thoroughbred Truck Driving School
(Lexington,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Tri - State Recruiting
(Princeton,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Barbourville,
KY)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$19,990 Tuition Cost
$9,631 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
(Williamsburg,
KY)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$18,640 Tuition Cost
$8,160 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Paducah,
KY)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Medium Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,360 Tuition Cost
$3,481 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
West Kentucky Technical College
(Mayfield,
KY)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs