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Information Technology Schools in Kentucky

In 2018-2019, 2,108 students earned their IT degrees in KY.

An Information Technology major is the 10th most popular major in this 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 2,030
Associate’s Degree 41
Post-Master’s Certificate 13
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 10
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 10
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 10
Bachelor’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 0.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.1%
  • White: 3.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 92.3%
  • Other Races: 1.6%
Information Technology Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Kentucky

23,490 people in the state and 2,912,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Kentucky

IT grads earn an average of $77,950 in the state and $92,030 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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
37% Graduation Rate
12,381 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.35 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,300 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time.

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

It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. 32% of the teachers are full time. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#3

Sullivan University

Louisville
112 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,318 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 39%. An average student at Sullivan University will pay a net price of $37,276. 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
40% Graduation Rate
15,664 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,244. 97% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 60% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,737 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 98% of students get financical aid.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
181 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 47% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $18,700 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 25%.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
2% Graduation Rate
710 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,942. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
208 Total Students

An average student at ANU Lexington will pay a net price of $20,312. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $18,000 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,503 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $5,230. In their early career, Southeast grads earn an average salary of $19,100.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,648 Total Students

A typical student attending Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will pay a net price of $4,765. Graduates earn an average $23,800 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
18,171 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. A typical student attending WKU will pay a net price of $12,776. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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 14% $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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