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Allied Health Professions Schools in Kentucky

1,077 Allied Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 8th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
Allied Health Professions Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Kentucky

There are 20,570 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Kentucky

Allied Health grads earn an average of $51,780 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

192 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,546 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,700 a year.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
10,195 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.48 years to complete their degree at Morehead State University.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,093 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,455. Graduates earn an average $25,400 after graduation. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,699 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,543. 96% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,900 a year.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,525 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,502. In their early career, Bluegrass Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $23,800. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid.

#6

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
65 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
14,764 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,800 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,244. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#7

Sullivan University

Louisville
62 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,575 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $37,276. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
15,815 Total Students

A typical student attending Eastern will pay a net price of $13,845. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 58% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,315 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $19,100 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,193 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $22,900 after graduation. 96% of the teachers are full time.

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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