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Small Business Schools In Kentucky

There are 4 accredited small business schools in Kentucky for faculty who teach small business classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the small business academic community in Kentucky, and the future trends in small business training at the following levels:


  1. University of Louisville

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

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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

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

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

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Small Business Employment

Kentucky 22,820
National 1,708,080

Of all of the small business professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Kentucky.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Kentucky

23,360 22,450 22,130 22,030 22,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Small Business is a shrinking field in Kentucky. There were 540 less small business professionals working in Kentucky in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kentucky, this field has shrunk by 2% in four years. This is slower than the trend for small business professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of small business professionals has grown by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$78,340 $84,320 $86,330 $86,070 $91,140
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of small business professionals is declining, the salaries earned by small business professionals are increasing. Small business professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $78,340 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $91,140 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of small business, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid small business professionals earning 305% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Kentucky state.

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Business Administration
Business Management
Forensic Accounting
Human Resources
International Business
Project Management
Property Management
Restaurant Management
Risk Management
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kentucky


As the number of small business professionals is decreasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited small business schools in Kentucky state is increasing. In 2006 there were 1 small business graduates from small business courses in Kentucky and in 2010 there were 6 graduates.

Thus there was a 500% percent increase in the number of small business school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky. Most of these graduates, or 75%, earned a bachelor's degree in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of small business faculty in Kentucky, growth in the field of small business academia and faculty salaries in Kentucky. If you are involved in teaching small business courses to students at the bachelors degree in small business, and doctoral degree in small business levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of small business in Kentucky. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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