Why Lexington, Kentucky?
Collaboration, diversity, and creativity are a few core principles that drive Educational programs and meetings. Rest assured, the functions you host in Lexington, KY will set the bar high and enable your attendees to achieve their professional development goals. Educational programs play a key role in successful initiatives and VisitLEX is here to help.
What Makes Us Unique
Education in Lexington
The Bluegrass boasts 14 colleges and universities within 40 miles of Lexington, as well as four other professional and technical colleges.
In total, nearly 70,000 students are enrolled in institutions of higher learning in the Bluegrass, graduating over 17,000 annually.
Founded in 1780, Transylvania University is the state’s oldest four-year university—and the first university west of the Alleghenies.
Approximately 185 languages are spoken in Lexington. The top ten you might hear around town? Spanish, Swahili, Arabic, Japanese, Nepali, French, Mandarin, Kinyarwanda, Korean and Portuguese.
Fayette County Public Schools—with 68 programs and 41,000 students—are consistently listed among the nation’s best for cities of our size.
“#2 Best Cities for College Grads”
One of the most educated cities with 44.8% of the population with a Bachelor’s Degree or Higher
20.3% of the population with an advanced degree
Lexington is home to some pretty smart folks. Get in touch to see how one of our local experts in education can help make your meeting a big hit.
Associate Director University of Kentucky Department of Undergraduate Research
Area of Focus - Education Administration and Student Research Programming
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Lexington is a special place. Give your attendees a uniquely Lexington experience they’ll rave about for years to come.
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