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Secondary Education Schools in Kentucky

In 2018-2019, 219 students earned their Secondary Teaching degrees in KY.

A Secondary Education major is the 10th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 194
Bachelor’s Degree 25

Gender Distribution

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

Secondary Education Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 2.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.4%
  • White: 81.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 12.8%
Secondary Education Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in Kentucky

In this state, there are 12,250 people employed in jobs related to a secondary teaching degree, compared to 1,051,570 nationwide.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in Kentucky

A typical salary for a secondary teaching grad in the state is $56,200, compared to a typical salary of $64,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Kentucky that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

32% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $27,300 after graduation. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
9,654 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,759. The full-time teacher rate is 77%. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,523.

#4

Bellarmine University

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $23,223. The student loan default rate is 4.20% which is lower than average.

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

A typical student attending WKU will pay a net price of $12,776. Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

Northern Kentucky University

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

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. 97% of the teachers are full time.

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

Graduates earn an average $29,800 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,845.

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. 79% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate.

#9

Georgetown College

Georgetown
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
1,484 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#10

Spalding University

Louisville
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
1,629 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,596. Most students complete their degree in 4.65 years. 50% of the teachers are full time.

Secondary Education Careers in KY

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
High School Teachers 6% $55,690

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Elementary Education 923
Middle School Education & Teaching 256
Teacher Education 164
Teacher Development & Methodology 68
Early Childhood Education 64
Adult & Continuing Education 28
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 15

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