Design Schools In Kentucky

Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 18 accredited design schools in Kentucky. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Kentucky, and the future trends in design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design
  • Masters degree in Design


Schools

  1. Brescia University

    717 Frederica St, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301-3023

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  2. Daymar College-Paducah Main

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

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  3. National College-Lexington

    2376 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, Kentucky 40509

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  4. Kentucky Wesleyan College

    3000 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  5. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

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  6. Sullivan College of Technology and Design

    3901 Atkinson Square Dr, Louisville, Kentucky 40218

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  7. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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  8. Daymar College-Owensboro Campus

    3361 Buckland Sq, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  9. Brown Mackie College-Louisville

    3605 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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  10. Thomas More College

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

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  11. Western Kentucky University

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

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  12. Daymar College in Bowling Green

    2421 Fitzgerald Industrial Dr., Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101

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  13. Daymar College-Louisville

    4112 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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  14. ITT Technical Institute-Louisville

    9500 Ormsby Station Road, Suite 100, Louisville, Kentucky 40223

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  15. University of Phoenix-Louisville Campus

    10400 Linn Station Rd Ste 120, Louisville, Kentucky 40223-3839

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  16. ITT Technical Institute-Lexington

    2473 Fortune Dr - Suite 180, Lexington, Kentucky 40509

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  17. DeVry University-Kentucky

    10172 Linn Station Rd, Suite 300, Louisville, Kentucky 40223-3887

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  18. Daymar College-Scottsville

    1138 Old Gallatin Rd, Scottsville, Kentucky 42164

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Design Employment

Kentucky 3,240
National 370,320

Of all of the design professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Design professionals In Kentucky

3,470 3,760 3,750 3,630 3,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Design is a shrinking field in Kentucky. There were 230 less design professionals working in Kentucky in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 7% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the change in the number of design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of design professionals has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Design VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$41,479 $40,063 $40,483 $32,847 $40,955
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of design professionals is declining, the salaries earned by design professionals are decreasing. Design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $41,479 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $40,955 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$22,553
25th percentile
$28,772
50th percentile
$38,438
75th percentile
$50,507
90th percentile
$62,137

This represents a decline in salaries of 1%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 176% pay differential between the highest paid design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of design in Kentucky.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Computer Animation
$55,970
Design
$40,955
Drafting
$44,440
Game Design
$58,345
Graphic Design
$38,090
Industrial Design
$56,670
Interior Design
$37,610
Visual Communications
$36,645
Web Design
$38,090

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
16
bachelor
8
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total26

The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited design schools in Kentucky is decreasing. In Kentucky, there were 244 graduates in 2006. And there were 138 graduates from design courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 43% percent decrease in the number of design school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky. A majority of these graduates, or 62%, graduated with a associate's degree in design.

Design Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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