Psychology Schools In Kentucky

Kentucky has 29 accredited psychology schools where psychology faculty who teach psychology classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the psychology academic community in Kentucky, and the future trends in psychology training at the following levels:

  • Psychology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Psychology
  • Masters degree in Psychology
  • PhD degree in Psychology


Schools

  1. Asbury University

    1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390-1198

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  2. Asbury Theological Seminary

    204 N Lexington Ave, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390-1199

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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. Centre College

    600 W Walnut St, Danville, Kentucky 40422-1394

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  8. University of the Cumberlands

    6191 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

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  9. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  10. Georgetown College

    400 East College Street, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324

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  11. Kentucky State University

    400 East Main Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-2355

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  12. Kentucky Wesleyan College

    3000 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  13. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Kentucky Christian University

    100 Academic Pkwy, Grayson, Kentucky 41143-1199

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  15. Lindsey Wilson College

    210 Lindsey Wilson St, Columbia, Kentucky 42728-1223

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  16. University of Louisville

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

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  17. Mid-Continent University

    99 Powell Rd E, Mayfield, Kentucky 42066-9007

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  18. Midway College

    512 E. Stephens St, Midway, Kentucky 40347-1120

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  19. Morehead State University

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

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  20. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

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  21. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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  22. Pikeville College

    147 Sycamore St, Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

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  23. Saint Catharine College

    2735 Bardstown Rd, Saint Catharine, Kentucky 40061

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  24. Spalding University

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

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  25. Thomas More College

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

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  26. Transylvania University

    300 N Broadway, Lexington, Kentucky 40508-1797

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  27. Union College in Barbourville

    310 College St, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906-1499

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  28. Western Kentucky University

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

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  29. University of Phoenix-Louisville Campus

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

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Psychology Employment

Kentucky 1,280
National 112,810

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

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Kentucky

1,090 1,070 1,060 1,140 1,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of psychology professionals is growing in Kentucky. In Kentucky, 190 more psychology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kentucky, this field has grown by 17% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of psychology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of psychology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$55,980 $57,700 $61,810 $63,865 $65,850
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by psychology professionals is increasing in Kentucky. In 2006 psychology professionals made a mean salary of $55,980 per year, and in 2010 they made $65,850 per year.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$40,620
25th percentile
$51,315
50th percentile
$67,860
75th percentile
$77,520
90th percentile
$90,495

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 123% pay differential between the highest paid psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of psychology in Kentucky.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Christian Counseling
$42,293
Clinical Psychology
$52,618
Counseling
$44,912
Forensic Psychology
$65,850
Psychology
$65,850
School Psychology
$54,860
Sociology
$59,390
Sports Psychology
$54,860

Psychology professionals in Kentucky earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
30
master
26
doctor
7
Certificate
1
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As the number of psychology professionals is increasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 29 accredited psychology schools in Kentucky state is decreasing. In Kentucky, there were 1,357 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,291 graduates from psychology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 5% percent decrease in the number of psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky. Most of these graduates, or 46%, earned an bachelor's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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