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General Education Schools in Kentucky

96 students earned Education degrees in Kentucky in the 2020-2021 year.

In this state, General Education is the 7th most popular major out of a total 15 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 68
Post-Master’s Certificate 19
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 19
Bachelor’s Degree 8
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 1
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 1

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.1%
  • White: 90.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.1%

Jobs for General Education Grads in Kentucky

There are 850 people in the state and 60,930 people in the nation working in education jobs.


Wages for General Education Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, education grads earn an average of $64,210. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,680.


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

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
1,381 Total Students

In their early career, Midway grads earn an average salary of $32,779. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.05 years.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
9,304 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.43 years. 99% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,395 after earning their degree at this institution.


Union College Kentucky

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
1,179 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. 100% of the teachers are full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Berea College

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,432 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.19 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,747 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.


Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
16,211 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.20%.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
2,240 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.42 years to complete their degree at UPIKE. In their early career, UPIKE grads earn an average salary of $32,538.

General Education Careers in KY

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Education Professors 8% $60,140

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,644
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,105
Educational Administration 1,005
Special Education 608
Student Counseling 352
Curriculum & Instruction 297
Teaching Assistant/Aide 72
Educational Assessment 65

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