Civil Engineering Schools In Kentucky

There are 5 accredited civil engineering schools in Kentucky for faculty who teach civil engineering classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in civil engineering in the state of Kentucky, which encompasses civil engineering training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering
  • Masters degree in Civil Engineering
  • PhD degree in Civil Engineering


  1. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Louisville

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

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Western Kentucky University

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Spencerian College-Lexington

    1575 Winchester Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40505-4515

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Civil Engineering Employment

Kentucky 4,740
National 415,840

Approximately 1% of the country's civil engineering professionals work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Civil engineering professionals In Kentucky

2,730 3,940 4,260 4,400 4,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kentucky, civil engineering is a growing field. In 2010 there were 2,010 more civil engineering professionals working in Kentucky than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of civil engineering has grown by 74% in Kentucky. This is faster than the trend for civil engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of civil engineering professionals has shrunk by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Civil Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$51,645 $51,640 $50,653 $50,163 $51,513
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by civil engineering professionals is decreasing in Kentucky. In 2006 civil engineering professionals made a mean salary of $51,645 per year, and in 2010 they made $51,513 per year.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in Kentucky

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90th percentile

Thus, civil engineering professionals' salaries declined by 0% in 4 years. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of civil engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid civil engineering professionals earning 129% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Kentucky state.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Civil Engineering
Construction Management

In Kentucky, civil engineering professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Civil Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kentucky


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited civil engineering schools in Kentucky is decreasing. In 2006 there were 236 civil engineering graduates from civil engineering courses in Kentucky and in 2010 there were 203 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of civil engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky by 14%. 44% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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