There are schools offering RN programs in Kentucky!
Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Kentucky
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The top-ranked school in Kentucky that has a RN program is University of Kentucky. University of Kentucky, which was ranked 28th in the country in 2010, is located in Lexington. In 2010, 204 students graduated from University of Kentucky's RN program. University of Kentucky charged in-state students $8,610 in tuition fees per year.
Berea College, which was ranked 31st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Kentucky that has a RN program. It is located in Berea. 8 students graduated with degree in RN from Berea College in 2010. Students at Berea College paid $910 per year in tuition fees.
The third-ranked school in Kentucky that has a RN program is Midway College. Midway College, which was ranked 37th in the country in 2010, is located in Midway. In 2010, Midway College graduated 87 students from its RN programs. The tuition rate at Midway College was $19,050 per year.
Rn schools in Kentucky, charge students an average tuition of $8,270 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $30,310 per year, or as little as $910 per year. In 2010, the RN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Kentucky were:
- Bellarmine University - located in Louisville, students are charged $30,310 per year
- Thomas More College - located in Ft Mitchell, students are charged $24,845 per year
- Campbellsville University - located in Campbellsville, students are charged $19,710 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Kentucky RN schools were charged at the following schools:
- Berea College - located in Berea, students are charged $910 per year
- Ashland Community and Technical College - located in Ashland, students are charged $3,120 per year
- Bowling Green Technical College - located in Bowling Green, students are charged $3,120 per year
A RN degree from a Kentucky school... what next?
Most people who graduate from RN school in Kentucky go on to work as a registered nurse. If you decide to work as a registered nurse in Kentucky, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 44,920 Kentucky registered nurses as of 2010. In Kentucky, the largest numbers of registered nurses work in the following counties:
- Clark County - 15,890 registered nurses
- Bourbon County - 7,180 registered nurses
- Ballard County - 3,760 registered nurses
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 53,850 registered nurses will be working in Kentucky state. This would require the number of registered nurses to grow by 23%.
On average, registered nurses earn $58,130 per year. But, salaries for registered nurses can vary. In 2010, registered nurses made as little as less than $36,780 per year or as much as more than $80,180 per year in Kentucky. The counties in Kentucky with the highest average salary for a registered nurse are:
- Hardin County - $63,610 per year
- Edmonson County - $62,960 per year
- Adair County - $58,900 per year
A registered nurse in the following counties in Kentucky make the lowest salaries on average:
- Bell County - $53,900 per year
- Anderson County - $54,060 per year
- Daviess County - $55,940 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Kentucky statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or forensic nursing.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Nursing in Kentucky
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Kentucky
- Master's Degree in Nursing in Kentucky
- Doctoral Degree in Nursing in Kentucky
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,925 miles from location||University of Kentucky||Lexington||KY||71.9032||47%||26,295|
|5,995 miles from location||University of Louisville||Louisville||KY||31.4563||48%||21,016|
|6,029 miles from location||Western Kentucky University||Bowling Green||KY||30.5056||47%||20,712|
|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|
|5,994 miles from location||Jefferson Community and Technical College||Louisville||KY||11.4553||n/a||14,991|
|5,925 miles from location||Bluegrass Community and Technical College||Lexington||KY||12.169||n/a||13,373|
|6,132 miles from location||Murray State University||Murray||KY||29.8511||50%||10,071|
|5,868 miles from location||Morehead State University||Morehead||KY||25.4731||43%||8,822|
|5,928 miles from location||Somerset Community College||Somerset||KY||14.9987||n/a||8,195|
|6,151 miles from location||West Kentucky Community and Technical College||Paducah||KY||18.5802||n/a||7,464|
|5,999 miles from location||Elizabethtown Community and Technical College||Elizabethtown||KY||13.7844||n/a||6,913|
|6,065 miles from location||Owensboro Community and Technical College||Owensboro||KY||13.9383||n/a||6,324|
|5,830 miles from location||Big Sandy Community and Technical College||Prestonsburg||KY||9.79963||n/a||5,048|
|5,838 miles from location||Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College||Cumberland||KY||18.3943||n/a||4,959|
|6,030 miles from location||Bowling Green Technical College||Bowling Green||KY||16.5022||n/a||4,844|
|5,849 miles from location||Hazard Community and Technical College||Hazard||KY||13.5495||n/a||4,713|
|6,088 miles from location||Madisonville Community College||Madisonville||KY||19.2554||n/a||4,597|
|5,827 miles from location||Ashland Community and Technical College||Ashland||KY||11.2991||n/a||4,419|
|5,931 miles from location||Gateway Community and Technical College||Florence||KY||16.0354||n/a||4,206|
|5,891 miles from location||Maysville Community and Technical College||Maysville||KY||15.9228||n/a||4,111|
|6,086 miles from location||Hopkinsville Community College||Hopkinsville||KY||10.4496||n/a||3,753|
|5,921 miles from location||National College-Lexington||Lexington||KY||18.495||n/a||3,702|
|5,969 miles from location||Campbellsville University||Campbellsville||KY||54.5883||36%||3,178|
|5,992 miles from location||Bellarmine University||Louisville||KY||29.6623||19%||3,090|
|5,945 miles from location||Kentucky State University||Frankfort||KY||45.3097||21%||2,834|
|6,097 miles from location||Henderson Community College||Henderson||KY||10.3495||n/a||2,202|
|5,994 miles from location||Spalding University||Louisville||KY||29.9153||51%||2,069|
|5,933 miles from location||Thomas More College||Ft Mitchell||KY||24.073||32%||1,856|
|5,912 miles from location||Berea College||Berea||KY||68.5998||76%||1,548|
|5,936 miles from location||Midway College||Midway||KY||62.9924||64%||1,392|
|5,998 miles from location||Spencerian College||Louisville||KY||22.463||n/a||1,281|
|5,991 miles from location||Galen College of Nursing-Louisville||Louisville||KY||32.3254||68%||1,087|
|5,815 miles from location||Pikeville College||Pikeville||KY||15.7147||n/a||1,009|
|5,984 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute-Louisville||Louisville||KY||18.3232||100%||975|
|5,937 miles from location||Beckfield College||Florence||KY||15.3363||n/a||888|
|5,966 miles from location||Saint Catharine College||Saint Catharine||KY||13.7868||n/a||852|
|5,860 miles from location||Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing||Hyden||KY||0.0890472||n/a||745|
|5,842 miles from location||Kentucky Christian University||Grayson||KY||21.488||54%||583|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Registered Nurses +||44,920||$58,130||19.1%|
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