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Information Technology Schools in Kentucky

201 students earned IT degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Information Technology is the 4th most popular major out of a total 20 majors commonly available.

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
Bachelor’s Degree 154
Master’s Degree 40
Associate’s Degree 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

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: 5.5%
  • Black or African American: 4.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.0%
  • White: 58.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 22.9%
  • Other Races: 8.0%
Information Technology Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Kentucky

There are 17,070 people in the state and 2,578,690 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $83,890. Nationwide, they make an average of $111,130.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Kentucky that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

#1

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
15,664 Total Students

97% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.50%. The average student takes 4.76 years to complete their degree at NKU.

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

96% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

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

#4

Sullivan University

Louisville
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,318 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 39%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
9,556 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,242. 79% of the teachers are full time.

#6

Thomas More College

Crestview Hills
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
2,238 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 53% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, TMC grads earn an average salary of $41,300.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
2,171 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 5.14 years. 96% of students get financical aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
181 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $23,910. It takes the average student 4.00 years to graduate. 47% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Information Technology Careers in KY

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 34% $80,760
Systems Software Developers 22% $80,100
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14% $113,960
Computer Network Architects 12% $72,810
Computer Systems Analysts 10% $68,450

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
General Computer Science 3,606
Other Computer Sciences 8

View all majors related to Information Technology

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