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Education at University of Louisville

What traits are you looking for in a education school? To help you decide if University of Louisville is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's education program.

U of L is located in Louisville, Kentucky and has a total student population of 21,402. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 248 students received a bachelor's degree in education from U of L.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

U of L Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

Online Classes Are Available at U of L

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? U of L offers distance education options for education at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

U of L Education Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the education progam at U of L compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

In terms of overall quality, College Factual ranked the education major at U of L at 38 out of the 622 colleges and universities that were analyzed in the report. This puts the program in the top 10% of the nation. It is also ranked as the #1 school in Kentucky.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Online Education Schools 5
Best Colleges for Education 38
Best Education Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 49
Highest Paid Education Graduates 50
Most Popular Colleges for Education 75
Most Focused Colleges for Education 505

In 2019, 349 students received their master’s degree in education from U of L. This makes it the #73 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 37 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #96 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at U of L

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at University of Louisville.

U of L Education Bachelor’s Program

67% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 248 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in education from U of L. About 33% were men and 67% were women. The typical education bachelor's degree program is made up of only 18% men. So male students are more repesented at U of L since its program graduates 15% more men than average.

U of L Gender Breakdown of Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 81% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in education at U of L are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Louisville with a bachelor's in education.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at University of Louisville
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 24
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 201
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 17

U of L Education Master’s Program

58% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 349 students earned a master's degree in education from U of L. About 58% of these graduates were women and the other 42% were men. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 22% men graduate in education each year. U of L does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 20% more men than average.

U of L Gender Breakdown of Education Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a education master's degree from U of L, 72% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Louisville with a master's in education.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at University of Louisville
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 57
Hispanic or Latino 17
White 250
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 17

U of L also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2019, 37 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Education

Education majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at University of Louisville. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Subject Specific 261
Teacher Education Grade Specific 152
Educational Administration 131
Student Counseling 72
Special Education 26
Curriculum & Instruction 5

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for KY, the home state for University of Louisville.

Occupation Jobs in KY Average Salary in KY
Elementary School Teachers 19,150 $53,830
Teacher Assistants 16,570 $27,290
High School Teachers 12,250 $56,200
Middle School Teachers 8,180 $54,620
Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators 4,290 $87,420

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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