Computer Science Schools In Kentucky

There are 6 accredited computer science schools in Kentucky for faculty who teach computer science classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of computer science and computer science training in Kentucky, which includes computer science training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science
  • Masters degree in Computer Science


Schools

  1. Brescia University

    717 Frederica St, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301-3023

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  2. Centre College

    600 W Walnut St, Danville, Kentucky 40422-1394

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  3. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  4. Georgetown College

    400 East College Street, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324

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  5. Kentucky Wesleyan College

    3000 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  6. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Kentucky 14,060
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Kentucky.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Kentucky

12,420 13,720 14,190 13,910 4,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kentucky, computer science is a shrinking field. There were 8,180 less computer science professionals working in Kentucky in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 66%. This decline is slower than the national trend for computer science professionals which shows a 71% decrease in the number of computer science professionals working around the nation.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$55,424 $58,030 $60,812 $62,284 $65,520
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of computer science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to computer science professionals are increasing in Kentucky. In 2006 computer science professionals made a mean salary of $55,424 per year, and in 2010 they made $65,520 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$34,870
25th percentile
$45,170
50th percentile
$58,997
75th percentile
$82,833
90th percentile
$106,617

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Kentucky state, within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid computer science professionals earn 206% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Computer Engineering
$78,690
Computer Forensics
$47,865
Computer Programming
$64,360
Computer Science
$62,152
Information Systems
$82,440
Information Technology
$65,223

In Kentucky, computer science professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kentucky

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

As the number of computer science professionals is decreasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited computer science schools in Kentucky state is decreasing. In Kentucky, there were 26 graduates in 2006. And there were 16 graduates from computer science courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 38% percent decrease in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky. 67% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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