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Human Services Schools in Kentucky

459 students earned Human Services degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

A Human Services major is the 42nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Human Services Majors in Kentucky

Human Services majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 269
Associate’s Degree 168
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 21
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Human Services Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of human services majors in Kentucky is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Black or African American: 8.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.4%
  • White: 76.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 12.2%
Human Services Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Services Grads in Kentucky

There are 7,070 people in the state and 640,340 people in the nation working in human services jobs.

Human Services Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Human Services Jobs in Kentucky

A typical salary for a human services grad in the state is $43,700, compared to a typical salary of $46,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Kentucky that offer human services degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

207 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
2,589 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,773.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
13,472 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $17,953. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,185 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,093 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,400 after graduation. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,375 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,300 a year. A typical student attending Big Sandy Community and Technical College will pay a net price of $4,966. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

#6

Brescia University

Owensboro
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
1,015 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 42%. Most students complete their degree in 4.61 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,699 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,900 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,543. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,546 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,399 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 91%. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,748 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 93%. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,525 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. 99% of the teachers are full time.

Human Services Careers in KY

Some of the careers human services majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 19% $27,580
Social and Community Service Managers 18% $58,670
Community and Social Service Specialists 13% $41,490

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Social Work 1,353
Public Administration 134
Community Organization & Advocacy 35
Public Policy 19

View all majors related to Human Services

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