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Allied Health Professions Schools in Kentucky

In 2018-2019, 1,077 students earned their Allied Health degrees in KY.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 8th most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

In Kentucky, a allied health major is more popular with women than with men.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Kentucky is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 4.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 86.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 3.3%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Kentucky

20,570 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $51,780. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

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There are 30 colleges in Kentucky that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

192 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,737 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,757. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
9,654 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,200 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.48 years to graduate. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,763 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 90%.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,560 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 96%. 93% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,900 a year.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,143 Total Students

99% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Bluegrass Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $23,800. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
65 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
15,664 Total Students

The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,244. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

#7

Sullivan University

Louisville
62 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,318 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,000 after earning their degree at this institution. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 93% of students get financical aid.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
14,980 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. A typical student attending Eastern will pay a net price of $13,845.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,503 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. In their early career, Southeast grads earn an average salary of $19,100. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,230.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,327 Total Students

A typical student attending West Kentucky Community and Technical College will pay a net price of $4,330. The full-time teacher rate is 96%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Allied Health Professions Careers in KY

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Hearing Aid Specialists 25% $64,460
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 19% $64,140
Health Technologists and Technicians 16% $45,510
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 10% $30,270
Surgical Technologists 9% $43,690
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 8% $69,400
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 7% $46,860
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 7% $69,110
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -56% $40,480

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,661
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,409
Allied Health Services 1,355
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 475
Dental Support Services 398
Health Sciences & Services 282
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 78
Mental & Social Health Services 36

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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