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Information Technology Schools in Kentucky

4,115 students earned IT degrees in Kentucky in the 2019-2020 year.

In terms of popularity, Information Technology is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 170 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 3,999
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.1%
  • White: 2.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 94.8%
  • Other Races: 1.0%

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Kentucky

There are 23,490 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.


Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Kentucky

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $77,950, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.


There are 5 colleges in Kentucky that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:


Campbellsville University

1,019 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
12,771 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.43 years. This private school has an average net price of $17,689.

933 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
19,110 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 29%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.60%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.


Sullivan University

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,165 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,000 after graduation. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,392.


Northern Kentucky University

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,049. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 97%.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
22,211 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,800 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. 55% of the teachers are full time.

Information Technology Careers in KY

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Web Developers 18% $68,000
Computer Network Support Specialists 18% $55,820
Computer User Support Specialists 16% $45,200
Computer and Information Systems Managers 15% $113,960
Database Administrators 14% $76,050
Computer Network Architects 12% $72,810
Computer Workers 11% $78,830
Managers 9% $89,310
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 7% $60,540

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Computer Information Systems 85
Information Science 31
Computer Software Applications 13
Computer Science 8

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