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Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology at University of Louisville

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Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology at University of Louisville

Every atmospheric sciences and meteorology school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the meteorology program at University of Louisville stacks up to those at other schools.

U of L is located in Louisville, Kentucky and approximately 21,402 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 7 meteorology majors received their bachelor's degree from U of L.

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

U of L Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology

U of L Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks meteorology programs across the country. The following shows how U of L performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The meteorology major at U of L is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology Graduates 36
Most Popular Colleges for Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 37

Meteorology Student Demographics at U of L

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

U of L Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology Bachelor’s Program

57% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 7 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology from U of L in 2018-2019, 43% were men and 57% were women. The typical meteorology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 41% women. So female students are more repesented at U of L since its program graduates 16% more women than average.

U of L Gender Breakdown of Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 57% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in meteorology at U of L are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 10% more racial-ethnic minorities in its meteorology bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology Majors at University of Louisville
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 4
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Meteorology Grads May Go Into

A degree in meteorology 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
Natural Sciences Managers 300 $110,070
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 70 $106,450


*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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