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Computer Science Schools in Kentucky

In 2018-2019, 49 students earned their CompSci degrees in KY.

In terms of popularity, Computer Science is the 5th most popular major in the state out of a total 9 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 41
Master’s Degree 8

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.0%
  • White: 67.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 22.4%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
Computer Science Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Kentucky

There are 18,290 people in the state and 2,790,990 people in the nation working in compsci jobs.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Kentucky

CompSci grads earn an average of $80,390 in the state and $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Kentucky that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,242. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.


Centre College

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
1,411 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $35,100 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.03 years to graduate.


Northern Kentucky University

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

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.50%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,800 a year.

Computer Science Careers in KY

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 34% $80,760
Systems Software Developers 22% $80,100
Web Developers 18% $68,000
Computer Network Support Specialists 18% $55,820
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14% $113,960
Computer Workers 11% $78,830
Computer Science Professors 8% $73,870
Computer Programmers -9% $71,410

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Computer Information Systems 3,815
Information Technology 2,108
Information Science 147
Computer Software Applications 72
Data Processing 2

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