Kentucky Christian University (KCU) is a Christian university in Grayson, Kentucky that was founded on December, 1919 by J. W. Lusby and J. O. Snodgrass. The institute was formerly known as the Christian Normal Institute. Initially, the school included a program for training public school teachers. Later its emphasis was redirected toward educating students for the Christian community.
The U.S. News and World Report recognizes KCU as among the best 50 comprehensive baccalaureate level universities in the South. The university encompasses eight schools.
The athletic teams of Kentucky Christian University are known as the Knights. The alumni include notable contemporary Christian music groups such as the Audio Adrenaline and Bleach.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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