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Business & Commerce Schools in Kentucky

1,466 General Business students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Business & Commerce major is the 2nd 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
Bachelor’s Degree 867
Master’s Degree 530
Associate’s Degree 61
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: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 6.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.7%
  • White: 71.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.7%
  • Other Races: 8.7%
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 23 colleges in Kentucky that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

Graduates earn an average $36,900 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.47 years. The full-time teacher rate is 86%.

#2

Campbellsville University

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

The average student takes 4.35 years to complete their degree at Campbellsville University. This private institution charges an average net price of $17,872. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,692. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,700 a year. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

In their early career, Cumberlands grads earn an average salary of $27,300. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 77% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.48 years.

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

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

#8

Spalding University

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.65 years to complete their degree at Spalding.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
1,357 Total Students

The average student takes 4.14 years to complete their degree at Midway. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,128.

#9

Northern Kentucky University

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,800 a year. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.76 years to graduate.

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
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 4,836
Accounting 844
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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