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Information Technology Schools in Kentucky

4,115 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 10th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Kentucky

IT majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 3,999
Bachelor’s Degree 42
Associate Degree 41
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 18
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 18
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 12
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 12
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 12
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in Kentucky is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.1%
  • White: 2.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 94.8%
  • Other Races: 1.0%
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Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Kentucky

In this state, there are 23,490 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.

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Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $77,950. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

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There are 12 colleges in Kentucky that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

#1

Campbellsville University

Campbellsville
1,019 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
12,771 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 39%. An average student at Campbellsville University will pay a net price of $17,689.

933 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
19,110 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.60% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,894.

#3

Sullivan University

Louisville
112 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,165 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,000 a year.

#4

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
16,211 Total Students

97% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,049. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.70%.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
22,211 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,867. The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at UofL. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,104 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,700 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,129. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
66 Total Students

An average student at Daymar College - Bowling Green will pay a net price of $19,582. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Daymar College - Bowling Green grads earn an average salary of $18,700.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
748 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $28,042. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
210 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $21,119. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $18,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,505 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Southeast will pay a net price of $4,774.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,850 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $23,800 after graduation.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
17,517 Total Students

In their early career, WKU grads earn an average salary of $28,200. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,962. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Information Technology Careers in KY

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Web Developers 18% $68,000
Computer Network Support Specialists 18% $55,820
Computer User Support Specialists 16% $45,200
Computer and Information Systems Managers 15% $113,960
Database Administrators 14% $76,050
Computer Network Architects 12% $72,810
Computer Workers 11% $78,830
Managers 9% $89,310
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 7% $60,540

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Computer Information Systems 3,815
Information Science 147
Computer Software Applications 72
Computer Science 49
Data Processing 2

View all majors related to Information Technology

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