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Computer Science Schools in Kentucky

39 students earned CompSci degrees in Kentucky in the 2020-2021 year.

In this state, Computer Science is the 56th most popular major out of a total 180 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 39

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.6%
  • White: 12.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 84.6%
  • Other Races: 0.0%

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Kentucky

18,290 people in the state and 2,790,990 in the nation are employed in jobs related to compsci.


Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Kentucky

CompSci grads earn an average of $80,390 in the state and $96,200 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in Kentucky that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


Campbellsville University

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
12,771 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $19,819. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.


Northern Kentucky University

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

In their early career, NKU grads earn an average salary of $38,625. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. The 7.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Computer Science Careers in KY

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 34% $80,760
Systems Software Developers 22% $80,100
Web Developers 18% $68,000
Computer Network Support Specialists 18% $55,820
Computer and Information Systems Managers 15% $113,960
Computer Workers 11% $78,830
Computer Science Professors 8% $73,870
Computer Programmers -9% $71,410

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Information Technology 2,125
Computer Information Systems 513
Information Science 18
Computer Software Applications 9

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