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Geography & Cartography Schools in Kentucky

130 students earned Geography degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

A Geography & Cartography major is the 88th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Geography & Cartography Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 53
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 34
Master’s Degree 16
Post-Master’s Certificate 13
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 12
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 12
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Geography & Cartography Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 2.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.3%
  • White: 84.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 9.2%
Geography & Cartography Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geography & Cartography Grads in Kentucky

There are 3,430 people in the state and 479,240 people in the nation working in geography jobs.

Geography & Cartography Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Geography & Cartography Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, geography grads earn an average of $70,060. Nationwide, they make an average of $80,530.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Kentucky that offer geography degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
19,456 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 9.20% which is lower than average. 65% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.50 years to graduate.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
21,430 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,692. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,800 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

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

Graduates earn an average $36,900 after graduation. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.47 years to complete their degree at UK.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
15,815 Total Students

A typical student attending Eastern will pay a net price of $13,845. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 58% are considered full time.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
9,454 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.59 years to complete their degree at Murray State. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,700 a year.


Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
14,764 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.76 years. The full-time teacher rate is 97%.

Geography & Cartography Careers in KY

Some of the careers geography majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 18% $69,540
Managers 9% $89,310
Geography Professors 0% $61,800

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Political Science & Government 411
Sociology 290
Economics 272
Anthropology 135
International Relations & Security 80
Criminology 63
General Social Sciences 54
Sociology & Anthropology 27

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