Liberal Arts Schools In Kentucky

In Kentucky, there are 40 accredited schools where liberal arts classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the state of Kentucky, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Schools

  1. Asbury University

    1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390-1198

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  2. Ashland Community and Technical College

    1400 College Drive, Ashland, Kentucky 41101-3683

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  3. Bellarmine University

    2001 Newburg Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-0671

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  4. Berea College

    101 Chestnut Street, Berea, Kentucky 40404-2182

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  5. Brescia University

    717 Frederica St, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301-3023

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  6. Campbellsville University

    1 University Dr, Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718-2799

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  7. Bluegrass Community and Technical College

    470 Cooper Drive, Lexington, Kentucky 40506

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  8. Centre College

    600 W Walnut St, Danville, Kentucky 40422-1394

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  9. University of the Cumberlands

    6191 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

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  10. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  11. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    600 College Street Rd, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701-3081

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  12. Georgetown College

    400 East College Street, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324

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  13. Hazard Community and Technical College

    One Community College Drive, Hazard, Kentucky 41701-2402

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  14. Henderson Community College

    2660 S Green St, Henderson, Kentucky 42420-4699

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  15. Hopkinsville Community College

    720 North Dr, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42241-2100

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  16. Jefferson Community and Technical College

    109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2005

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  17. Kentucky State University

    400 East Main Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-2355

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  18. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

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  19. Kentucky Christian University

    100 Academic Pkwy, Grayson, Kentucky 41143-1199

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  20. Lindsey Wilson College

    210 Lindsey Wilson St, Columbia, Kentucky 42728-1223

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  21. University of Louisville

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

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  22. Madisonville Community College

    2000 College Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431-9199

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  23. Maysville Community and Technical College

    1755 U.S. Hwy 68, Maysville, Kentucky 41056

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  24. Mid-Continent University

    99 Powell Rd E, Mayfield, Kentucky 42066-9007

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  25. Morehead State University

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

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  26. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

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  27. Gateway Community and Technical College

    500 Technology Way, Florence, Kentucky 41042

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  28. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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  29. West Kentucky Community and Technical College

    4810 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-7380

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  30. Big Sandy Community and Technical College

    One Bert Combs Dr, Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653

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  31. Saint Catharine College

    2735 Bardstown Rd, Saint Catharine, Kentucky 40061

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  32. Somerset Community College

    808 Monticello Street, Somerset, Kentucky 42501-2973

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  33. Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

    700 College Rd, Cumberland, Kentucky 40823

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  34. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

    2825 Lexington Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40280-0001

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  35. Spalding University

    845 S. Third Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40203-2188

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  36. Thomas More College

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

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  37. Transylvania University

    300 N Broadway, Lexington, Kentucky 40508-1797

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  38. Western Kentucky University

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

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  39. Owensboro Community and Technical College

    4800 New Hartford Rd, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303

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  40. Strayer University-Kentucky

    220 Lexington Green Cir Ste 500, Lexington, Kentucky 40503

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

Kentucky 1,050
National 69,880

Of all of the liberal arts professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Kentucky.

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In Kentucky

920 950 950 920 1,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of liberal arts professionals is growing in Kentucky. There were 130 more liberal arts professionals working in Kentucky in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 14% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the national trend for liberal arts professionals which shows a 18% increase in the number of liberal arts professionals working around the nation.

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$48,370 $51,010 $57,420 $56,030 $53,430
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of liberal arts professionals is growing, the salaries paid to liberal arts professionals are increasing in Kentucky. Liberal arts professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $48,370 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $53,430 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$31,290
25th percentile
$36,500
50th percentile
$47,480
75th percentile
$63,070
90th percentile
$83,950

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Kentucky, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of liberal arts. The pay differential between the highest paid liberal arts professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 168%

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Kentucky

English
$43,763
History
$39,220
Liberal Arts
$53,430
Math
$74,093
Music
$12,735

In Kentucky, liberal arts professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kentucky

associate
29
bachelor
38
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total73

As the number of liberal arts professionals is increasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 40 accredited liberal arts schools in Kentucky state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 3,486 liberal arts graduates from liberal arts courses in Kentucky and in 2010 there were 4,469 graduates.

Thus there was a 28% percent increase in the number of liberal arts school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky. A majority of these graduates, or 52%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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