Finance Schools In Kentucky

Kentucky has 10 accredited finance schools where finance faculty who teach finance classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the finance academic community in Kentucky, and the future trends in finance training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Finance
  • Masters degree in Finance


  1. Berea College

    101 Chestnut Street, Berea, Kentucky 40404-2182

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

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

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

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

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. University of Phoenix-Louisville Campus

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

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  10. Strayer University-Kentucky

    220 Lexington Green Cir Ste 500, Lexington, Kentucky 40503

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Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Finance Employment

Kentucky 27,110
National 2,457,330

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

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In Kentucky

24,900 25,500 25,190 27,770 27,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kentucky, the field of finance is growing. In 2010 there were 2,210 more finance professionals working in Kentucky than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of finance has grown by 9% in Kentucky. This growth is faster than the change in the number of finance professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of finance professionals has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Finance VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$60,708 $59,949 $61,010 $60,162 $58,225
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to finance professionals are declining in Kentucky. In 2006 finance professionals made a mean salary of $60,708 per year, and in 2010 they made $58,225 per year.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Kentucky

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Thus, finance professionals' salaries declined by 4% in 4 years. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Kentucky, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of finance. The pay differential between the highest paid finance professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 196%

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Business Administration
Business Management
International Business
Risk Management
Small Business

Finance professionals in Kentucky earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited finance schools in Kentucky is increasing. In 2006, 93 students graduated from finance courses in Kentucky. And in 2010, 388 students graduated.

This represents a 317% increase in the number of finance degree or certificate school graduates in Kentucky state. A majority of these graduates, or 93%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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