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BCTCblue+ is a dual enrollment partnership between Bluegrass Community and Technical College and the University of Kentucky. The program is designed for BCTC students who intend to complete an Associate in Arts or Science degree (AA or AS) and then transfer to UK.

Students enrolled in this program are eligible to take up to 12 credit hours (or four courses) of pre-major and major coursework at UK while pursuing an AA or AS degree at BCTC. BCTCblue+ students pay the BCTC tuition rate for the allotted 12 credit hours of UK courses.


For submitting an application to take classes at UK through the Blue+ program for the Spring 2016 semester is November 1st 2015. All applications submitted after deadline date will be processed for the Fall 2016 semester.

BCTC – UK Pathway to Transfer Guides:

Pathway Guides provide suggested sequences of coursework that will satisfy the requirements for an AA or AS degree at BCTC and that are well-suited for completing more than 50 UK undergraduate majors in approximately two to three years after earning the AA or AS degree.

Program Eligibility

Eligibility for the program is based on the following criteria:

  • Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at BCTC
  • Enrolled in an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree program 
  • Plan to transfer to UK 
  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA at BCTC 
  • Must have at least 15 earned and in-progress credit hours to be eligible to take your first course at UK through the BCTCblue+ program
  • Cannot have earned an AA, AS, Bachelor’s, or graduate degree.

Applying for BCTCblue+

Meet with your BCTC Academic Advisor each semester.

  • Meet regularly with the UK Transfer Advisor.
  • Maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Earn your AA or AS degree.
  • Apply and transfer to UK.