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Business & Commerce Schools in Kentucky

1,466 students earned General Business degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Business & Commerce is the 14th most popular major in the state out of a total 256 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Kentucky

General Business majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 867
Master’s Degree 530
Associate’s Degree 61
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 8

Gender Distribution

In Kentucky, a general business major is more popular with men than with women.

Business & Commerce Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of general business majors in Kentucky is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 6.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.7%
  • White: 71.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.7%
  • Other Races: 8.7%
Business & Commerce Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Kentucky

In this state, there are 59,540 people employed in jobs related to a general business degree, compared to 5,325,510 nationwide.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, general business grads earn an average of $89,750. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,330.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in Kentucky that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

467 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,402 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.47 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time.

#2

Campbellsville University

Campbellsville
151 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
12,381 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,300 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $17,872. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time.

151 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
21,670 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,692.

128 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
9,556 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
16,966 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.50%.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
9,654 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.48 years to graduate. A typical student attending Morehead State University will pay a net price of $12,759. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
14,980 Total Students

In their early career, Eastern grads earn an average salary of $29,800. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. A typical student attending Eastern will pay a net price of $13,845.

#8

Spalding University

Louisville
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
1,629 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 50% of the teachers are full time.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
1,357 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. The full-time teacher rate is 24%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,128.

#9

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
54 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
15,664 Total Students

The average student takes 4.76 years to complete their degree at NKU. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,244. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

Business & Commerce Careers in KY

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 18% $58,670
Business Professors 16% $73,770
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 16% $89,550
Management Analysts 15% $67,130
Administrative Services Managers 10% $70,760
Managers 9% $89,310
Sales Managers 8% $107,770
General and Operations Managers 8% $70,330
Construction Managers 7% $79,090
Cost Estimators 5% $63,950
Industrial Production Managers 5% $90,690

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to general business.

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Business Administration & Management 4,836
Accounting 844
Marketing 750
Business Support & Assistance 691
Finance & Financial Management 552
Management Information Systems 229
Human Resource Management 192
Managerial Economics 150

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