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2021 Best General Education Schools in Kentucky

4 Colleges
$32,967 Avg Salary
$25,391 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best General Education School for You

In 2018-2019, 135 degrees and certificates were awarded to general education students who went to a Kentucky college or university. This makes it the #85 most popular major in the state.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best General Education Schools in Kentucky ranking. Our analysis looked at 4 schools in Kentucky to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best General Education Schools in Kentucky

The colleges and universities below are the best for education majors pursuing a .

Top Kentucky Schools in Education

#1

Midway University

Midway, KY

Our analysis found Midway University to be the best school for general education students who want to pursue a degree in Kentucky. Located in the rural area of Midway, Midway is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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#2

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Northern Kentucky University. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best General Education Schools in Kentucky list. Located in the large suburb of Highland Heights, NKU is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#3

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Western Kentucky University is a great place for general education students. Located in the city of Bowling Green, WKU is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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The excellent programs at Morehead State University helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best general education schools in Kentucky. Located in the remote town of Morehead, Morehead State University is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

Education majors at Morehead State University take out an average of $41,000 in student loans while working on their egree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $478.

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Best General Education Colleges in the Southeast Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 116
Florida 683
Virginia 999
North Carolina 241
Tennessee 745
South Carolina 238
Louisiana 136
Alabama 83
Arkansas 124
Mississippi 265
West Virginia 394

One of 14 majors within the area of study, general education has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 100,925
Educational Administration 44,381
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,516
Special Education 30,639
Curriculum & Instruction 18,767

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 4 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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