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Public Policy Schools in Kentucky

19 students earned Public Policy degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

A Public Policy major is the 174th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Public Policy Majors in Kentucky

Public Policy majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 19
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 19

Gender Distribution

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

Public Policy Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of public policy majors in Kentucky is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.3%
  • White: 84.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Public Policy Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Policy Grads in Kentucky

In this state, there are 8,370 people employed in jobs related to a public policy degree, compared to 740,490 nationwide.

Public Policy Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Public Policy Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, public policy grads earn an average of $71,870. Nationwide, they make an average of $99,480.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,182 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,523. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 86%.

Public Policy Careers in KY

Some of the careers public policy majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 23% $59,220
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $83,550
Education Professors 8% $60,140
Political Science Professors 6% $77,240
Social Scientists 5% $71,410

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Social Work 1,353
Human Services 459
Public Administration 134
Community Organization & Advocacy 35

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