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Accounting Schools in Kentucky

844 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Accounting major is the 3rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 686
Master’s Degree 112
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 20
Post-Master’s Certificate 20
Associate’s Degree 19
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 7
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 7

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.2%
  • White: 80.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.3%
  • Other Races: 6.6%
Accounting Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Kentucky

There are 46,330 people in the state and 4,307,910 people in the nation working in accounting jobs.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, accounting grads earn an average of $57,310. Nationwide, they make an average of $78,820.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in Kentucky that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

A typical student attending UK will pay a net price of $18,523. Most students complete their degree in 4.47 years. The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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

In their early career, WKU grads earn an average salary of $28,200. The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at WKU. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

#4

Northern Kentucky University

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,244. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,800 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.50%.

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

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.93 years to graduate. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#6

Sullivan University

Louisville
48 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,318 Total Students

39% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.48 years.

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,242. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,700 a year. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#9

Bellarmine University

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

This private school has an average net price of $23,223. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
946 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.00% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,100 a year. It takes the average student 4.11 years to graduate.

Accounting Careers in KY

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Financial Managers 20% $98,540
Financial Examiners 12% $55,290
Credit Analysts 12% $70,860
Tax Preparers 11% $30,080
Financial Analysts 11% $65,760
Accountants and Auditors 10% $60,360
Budget Analysts 2% $53,050
Brokerage Clerks 2% $43,030
Statistical Assistants 0% $0
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 0% $40,570
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents -5% $47,010

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Business Administration & Management 4,836
Business & Commerce 1,466
Marketing 750
Business Support & Assistance 691
Finance & Financial Management 552
Management Information Systems 229
Human Resource Management 192
Managerial Economics 150

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