Sociology Schools In Kentucky

Kentucky has 18 accredited sociology schools where sociology faculty who teach sociology classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sociology and sociology training in Kentucky, which includes sociology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Sociology
  • Masters degree in Sociology
  • PhD degree in Sociology


Schools

  1. Asbury University

    1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390-1198

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  2. Bellarmine University

    2001 Newburg Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-0671

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  3. Berea College

    101 Chestnut Street, Berea, Kentucky 40404-2182

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  4. Campbellsville University

    1 University Dr, Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718-2799

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  5. Centre College

    600 W Walnut St, Danville, Kentucky 40422-1394

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  6. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  7. Georgetown College

    400 East College Street, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324

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  8. Kentucky Wesleyan College

    3000 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  9. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

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

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

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

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

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  12. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

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  13. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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  14. Pikeville College

    147 Sycamore St, Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

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  15. Thomas More College

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

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  16. Transylvania University

    300 N Broadway, Lexington, Kentucky 40508-1797

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  17. Union College in Barbourville

    310 College St, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906-1499

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  18. Western Kentucky University

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

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Sociology Employment

Kentucky 190
National 21,140

Approximately 1% of the country's sociology professionals work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Kentucky

180 170 150 160 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Sociology is a growing field in Kentucky. In Kentucky, 10 more sociology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sociology has grown by 6% in Kentucky. This growth is slower than the change in the number of sociology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of sociology professionals has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$53,280 $53,730 $60,250 $60,150 $59,390
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to sociology professionals are growing in Kentucky. The mean salary for sociology professionals in 2006 was $53,280 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $59,390 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$33,900
25th percentile
$40,860
50th percentile
$56,650
75th percentile
$73,130
90th percentile
$92,790

Thus, sociology professionals' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Kentucky, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of sociology. The pay differential between the highest paid sociology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 174%

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Counseling
$44,912
Criminology
$50,500
Forensic Psychology
$65,850
Mental Health
$31,384
Psychology
$65,850
School Psychology
$54,860
Sociology
$59,390
Sports Psychology
$54,860

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
18
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
0
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As the number of sociology professionals is increasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 18 accredited sociology schools in Kentucky state is decreasing. In Kentucky, there were 439 graduates in 2006. And there were 355 graduates from sociology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 19% percent decrease in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky. 75% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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