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Higher Education Administration Schools in Kentucky

134 students earned Higher Education/Higher Education Administration degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Higher Education Administration is the 14th most popular major in the state out of a total 63 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Higher Education Administration Majors in Kentucky

Higher Education/Higher Education Administration majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 130
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

In Kentucky, a higher education/higher education administration major is more popular with men than with women.

Higher Education Administration Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of higher education/higher education administration majors in Kentucky is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 20.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.2%
  • White: 64.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Higher Education Administration Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Higher Education Administration Grads in Kentucky

2,780 people in the state and 184,430 in the nation are employed in jobs related to higher education/higher education administration.

Higher Education Administration Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Higher Education Administration Jobs in Kentucky

A typical salary for a higher education/higher education administration grad in the state is $82,070, compared to a typical salary of $89,570 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Kentucky that offer higher education/higher education administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
21,670 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.56 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average. A typical student attending UofL will pay a net price of $16,692.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,402 Total Students

In their early career, UK grads earn an average salary of $36,900. Most students complete their degree in 4.47 years. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
14,980 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.93 years to graduate. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,845.

#4

Bellarmine University

Louisville
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
3,331 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 4.20% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Higher Education Administration Careers in KY

Some of the careers higher education/higher education administration majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Education Administrators 9% $77,020
Postsecondary Education Administrators 8% $73,710

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to higher education/higher education administration.

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Other Educational Administration 396
General Educational Leadership 288
Elementary & Jr High Administration 10
Curriculum Administration 7

View all majors related to Higher Education Administration

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