Art Schools In Kentucky

Kentucky has 26 accredited art schools where art faculty who teach art classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in art in the state of Kentucky, which encompasses art training at the following levels:

  • Art Certificate
  • Associates degree in Art
  • Bachelors degree in Art
  • Masters degree in Art
  • PhD degree in Art


Schools

  1. Asbury University

    1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390-1198

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  2. Bellarmine University

    2001 Newburg Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-0671

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  3. Berea College

    101 Chestnut Street, Berea, Kentucky 40404-2182

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  4. Brescia University

    717 Frederica St, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301-3023

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  5. Campbellsville University

    1 University Dr, Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718-2799

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  6. Centre College

    600 W Walnut St, Danville, Kentucky 40422-1394

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  7. University of the Cumberlands

    6191 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

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  8. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  9. Georgetown College

    400 East College Street, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324

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  10. Hazard Community and Technical College

    One Community College Drive, Hazard, Kentucky 41701-2402

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  11. Daymar College-Paducah Main

    509 South 30th Street, Paducah, Kentucky 42001-8252

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  12. Kentucky State University

    400 East Main Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-2355

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  13. Kentucky Wesleyan College

    3000 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  14. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

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  15. Lindsey Wilson College

    210 Lindsey Wilson St, Columbia, Kentucky 42728-1223

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  16. Sullivan College of Technology and Design

    3901 Atkinson Square Dr, Louisville, Kentucky 40218

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  17. University of Louisville

    2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, Kentucky 40292-0001

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Morehead State University

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

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  19. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

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  20. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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  21. Pikeville College

    147 Sycamore St, Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

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  22. Brown Mackie College-Louisville

    3605 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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  23. Thomas More College

    333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills, Kentucky 41017-3495

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  24. Transylvania University

    300 N Broadway, Lexington, Kentucky 40508-1797

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  25. Western Kentucky University

    1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000

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  26. Daymar College-Louisville

    4112 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Art Employment

Kentucky 250
National 78,930

Approximately 0% of the country's art professionals work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In Kentucky

220 70 110 130 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kentucky, the field of art is shrinking. In 2010 there were 140 less art professionals working in Kentucky than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kentucky, this field has shrunk by 64% in four years. This is faster than the trend for art professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of art professionals has shrunk by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Art VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$34,375 $44,780 $41,260 $35,760 $44,635
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of art professionals is declining, the salaries earned by art professionals are increasing. Art professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $34,375 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $44,635 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$25,080
25th percentile
$29,400
50th percentile
$41,145
75th percentile
$52,385
90th percentile
$75,305

Thus, art professionals' salaries grew by 23% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 200% pay differential between the highest paid art professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of art in Kentucky.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Animation
$42,453
Art
$50,300
Design
$40,955
Drafting
$44,440
Film
$21,325
Graphic Design
$38,090
Visual Communications
$36,645
Web Design
$38,090

Art professionals in Kentucky earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Art programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kentucky

associate
8
bachelor
34
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
3
Total51

As the number of art professionals is decreasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 26 accredited art schools in Kentucky state is decreasing. In Kentucky, there were 642 graduates in 2006. And there were 452 graduates from art courses in 2010.

This represents a 30% decrease in the number of art degree or certificate school graduates in Kentucky state. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned a bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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