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Elementary Education Schools in Kentucky

923 students earned Elementary Teaching degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Elementary Education is the 1st most popular major out of a total 63 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Kentucky

Elementary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 693
Master’s Degree 230

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of elementary teaching majors in Kentucky is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 2.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.4%
  • White: 87.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
Elementary Education Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Kentucky

19,150 people in the state and 1,410,970 in the nation are employed in jobs related to elementary teaching.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Kentucky

A typical salary for a elementary teaching grad in the state is $53,830, compared to a typical salary of $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in Kentucky that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

155 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
13,472 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. 32% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 95% of students get financical aid.

#4

Northern Kentucky University

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,244. The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average. In their early career, NKU grads earn an average salary of $32,800.

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

In their early career, UofL grads earn an average salary of $34,800. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at UofL. This public school has an average net price of $16,692.

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

79% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. In their early career, Murray State grads earn an average salary of $29,700.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The average student takes 4.93 years to complete their degree at Eastern.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
10,195 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 77%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#9

Bellarmine University

Louisville
33 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
3,369 Total Students

An average student at Bellarmine U will pay a net price of $23,223. Graduates earn an average $42,200 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.20%.

#10

Asbury University

Wilmore
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,940 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. In their early career, Asbury grads earn an average salary of $28,700.

Elementary Education Careers in KY

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 5% $54,070

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Middle School Education & Teaching 256
Secondary Education 219
Teacher Education 164
Teacher Development & Methodology 68
Early Childhood Education 64
Adult & Continuing Education 28
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 15

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