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Business & Commerce Schools in Kentucky

In 2018-2019, 538 students earned their General Business degrees in KY.

A Business & Commerce major is the 10th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Kentucky

General Business majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 530
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 8

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of general business majors in Kentucky is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 8.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.6%
  • White: 65.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 14.1%
  • Other Races: 7.2%
Business & Commerce Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Kentucky

59,540 people in the state and 5,325,510 in the nation are employed in jobs related to general business.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Kentucky

General Business grads earn an average of $89,750 in the state and $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Kentucky that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

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

This public school has an average net price of $16,692. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. In their early career, UofL grads earn an average salary of $34,800.

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

95% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.47 years.

#3

Campbellsville University

Campbellsville
75 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
12,381 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,300 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 44%. The average student takes 4.35 years to complete their degree at Campbellsville University.

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

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. This public school has an average net price of $12,242. Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years.

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

77% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

#6

Spalding University

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.65 years to complete their degree at Spalding.

#7

Northern Kentucky University

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,244. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,845. 58% of the teachers are full time. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Business & Commerce Careers in KY

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 18% $58,670
Business Professors 16% $73,770
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 16% $89,550
Management Analysts 15% $67,130
Administrative Services Managers 10% $70,760
Managers 9% $89,310
Sales Managers 8% $107,770
General and Operations Managers 8% $70,330
Construction Managers 7% $79,090
Cost Estimators 5% $63,950
Industrial Production Managers 5% $90,690

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Business Administration & Management 848
Accounting 132
Human Resource Management 50
Entrepreneurial Studies 10
Corporate Communications 6
Other Business & Marketing 5
Taxation 4
Finance & Financial Management 1

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