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Computer Programming in Kentucky

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Schools Offering Computer Programming Programs in Kentucky

Around 0.0% of Kentucky's graduates graduate from computer programming degree programs every year. Thus, Kentucky's 6 computer programming schools put out approximately 0 computer programmers each year.

Top Schools

Northern Kentucky University, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Kentucky that has a computer programming program. It is located in Newport. 1 students graduated with a degree in computer programming from Northern Kentucky University in 2010. Tuition at Northern Kentucky University was $7,128 per year.

Interactive College of Technology, which was ranked 77th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Kentucky that has a computer programming program. It is located in Newport. The tuition rate at Interactive College of Technology was $7,490 per year.

The third-ranked school in Kentucky with a computer programming program is ITT Technical Institute-Louisville, which is located in Louisville. In 2010, it was ranked 82nd nationwide. Tuition at ITT Technical Institute-Louisville was $18,048 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Kentucky's computer programming schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $11,810 per year, though tuition can range from $19,015 per year to $7,128 per year. In 2010, the following Kentucky computer programming schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Union College - located in Barbourville, students are charged $19,015 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Louisville - located in Louisville, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Louisville Campus - located in Louisville, students are charged $10,200 per year

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

  1. Northern Kentucky University - located in Newport, students are charged $7,128 per year
  2. Interactive College of Technology - located in Newport, students are charged $7,490 per year
  3. Brown Mackie College-Hopkinsville - located in Hopkinsville, students are charged $8,980 per year

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

Most people who graduate from computer programming school in Kentucky go on to work as a computer programmer. 2,180 computer programmers were working in Kentucky in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Kentucky computer programmers:

  1. Clark County - 1,020 computer programmers
  2. Bourbon County - 480 computer programmers
  3. Anderson County - 110 computer programmers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of computer programmers in the state of Kentucky will shrink to 3,390. This would require a -8% decline in the profession.


On average, a computer programmer earns a salary of $64,360 per year in Kentucky state. On average a computer programmer earns the most in the following Kentucky counties:

  1. Adair County - $71,920 per year
  2. Anderson County - $69,950 per year
  3. Ballard County - $69,710 per year

The Kentucky counties with the lowest average salary for computer programmers are:

  1. Edmonson County - $47,310 per year
  2. Bourbon County - $53,900 per year
  3. Hardin County - $66,970 per year

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