Computer Science in Kentucky

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Schools Offering Computer Science Programs in Kentucky


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Kentucky graduates receive degrees in computer science. In other words, every year an estimated 24 computer science professionals graduate from Kentucky's 6 computer science schools.

Top Schools

Centre College, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Kentucky that has a computer science program. It is located in Danville. 4 students graduated with a degree in computer science from Centre College in 2010. The tuition rate at Centre College was $32,600 per year.

The second-ranked school in Kentucky with a computer science program is Kentucky Wesleyan College, which is located in Owensboro. In 2010, it was ranked 47th nationwide. Kentucky Wesleyan College charged in-state students $18,180 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Kentucky with a computer science program is Georgetown College, which is located in Georgetown. In 2010, it was ranked 72nd nationwide. Georgetown College charged in-state students $27,640 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Kentucky's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $18,370 per year, though tuition can range from $32,600 per year to $7,084 per year. The Kentucky computer science schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Centre College - located in Danville, students are charged $32,600 per year
  2. Georgetown College - located in Georgetown, students are charged $27,640 per year
  3. Kentucky Wesleyan College - located in Owensboro, students are charged $18,180 per year

The computer science schools in Kentucky that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Eastern Kentucky University - located in Richmond, students are charged $7,084 per year
  2. Northern Kentucky University - located in Newport, students are charged $7,128 per year
  3. Brescia University - located in Owensboro, students are charged $17,590 per year

A computer science degree from a Kentucky school... what next?

In Kentucky, the largest numbers of computer science professional work in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 1,810 computer science professionals
  2. Bourbon County - 900 computer science professionals
  3. Anderson County - 290 computer science professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of computer science professionals in Kentucky will grow by 8%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 4,260 computer science professionals working in Kentucky. The greatest growth for computer science professional is predicted to be amongst Information Systems Managers, who are expected to increase by 14% by 2018.

Salary

computer science professionals in Kentucky earn $65,520 per year on average. However, Kentucky computer science professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,900 per year to more than $137,810 per year in 2010. The counties in Kentucky with the highest average salary for computer science professionals are:

  1. Edmonson County - $87,590 per year
  2. Daviess County - $84,850 per year
  3. Adair County - $78,490 per year

The following counties in Kentucky have the lowest average salaries for computer science professional:

  1. Anderson County - $51,620 per year
  2. Bell County - $58,410 per year
  3. Bourbon County - $61,057 per year

On average, the highest paid computer science professionals in Kentucky were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $92,840 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $70,640 per year
  3. Computer Operator - $33,080 per year

On average, the lowest paid computer science professionals in Kentucky were:

  1. Computer Science Teacher - $70,640 per year
  2. Computer Operator - $33,080 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Kentucky statistics regarding a career in computer science and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as information systems or information technology.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science in Kentucky
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science in Kentucky

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,913 miles from location Eastern Kentucky University Richmond KY 27.7574 48% 16,268
5,927 miles from location Northern Kentucky University Newport KY 25.346 48% 15,378
5,929 miles from location Georgetown College Georgetown KY 28.1481 28% 1,882
5,939 miles from location Centre College Danville KY 72.6114 23% 1,216
6,067 miles from location Kentucky Wesleyan College Owensboro KY 53.3541 23% 876
6,067 miles from location Brescia University Owensboro KY 21.53 27% 725
 

Curious what studying Computer Science gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Kentucky

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Computer and Information Systems Managers + 2,630 $92,840 8.2%
2
Computer Operators + 1,120 $33,080 28.7%
3
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 490 $70,640 -5.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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