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Engineering Schools in Kentucky

There are nine Kentucky schools offering engineering programs. 967 students graduated with degrees from Kentucky engineering schools in 2010. 640 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 251 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 933 students graduate from programs in Kentucky in engineering each year. Out of those, 21 students graduated with certificates in engineering, 11 with an associate's level degree, 640 with a bachelor's level degree, 251 with a degree at the master's level, and 44 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Nine engineering schools are located in Kentucky. And of these, five schools are public, while four schools are private. While private engineering school tuition varies from $9,334 to $23,303, tuition at a public engineering school varies from $6,264 to $8,610.

Average tuition for programs in engineering is $10,182. While the lowest tuition in Kentucky, which is $6,264 every year, is at Murray State University, the highest tuition for engineering programs, which is $23,303 per year, is at Asbury University.

Engineering schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Engineering Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 933 students graduate from programs in Kentucky in engineering each year. Out of those, 21 students graduated with certificates in engineering, 11 with an associate's level degree, 640 with a bachelor's level degree, 251 with a degree at the master's level, and 44 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Engineering Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 29
  • Certificate 2007: 11
  • Certificate 2008: 7
  • Certificate 2009: 14
  • Certificate 2010: 21
  • Associate 2006: 38
  • Associate 2007: 20
  • Associate 2008: 16
  • Associate 2009: 1
  • Associate 2010: 11
  • Bachelor 2006: 468
  • Bachelor 2007: 544
  • Bachelor 2008: 542
  • Bachelor 2009: 589
  • Bachelor 2010: 640
  • Master 2006: 305
  • Master 2007: 255
  • Master 2008: 271
  • Master 2009: 298
  • Master 2010: 251
  • Doctorate 2006: 61
  • Doctorate 2007: 67
  • Doctorate 2008: 63
  • Doctorate 2009: 55
  • Doctorate 2010: 44

Engineering Program Availability in Kentucky

Schools in this eastern state offer a total of 55 engineering programs. Of these programs, around 38.2% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Engineering Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 21
  • Master: 16
  • Doctorate: 14

Aerospace Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Aerospace Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 70150
  • 25th Percentile: 81910
  • Median: 96870
  • 75th Percentile: 115870
  • 90th Percentile: 139340

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45250
  • 25th Percentile: 53860
  • Median: 64610
  • 75th Percentile: 77080
  • 90th Percentile: 94490

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38890
  • 25th Percentile: 48750
  • Median: 61650
  • 75th Percentile: 77330
  • 90th Percentile: 95410

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 50240
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34550
  • 25th Percentile: 42770
  • Median: 61420
  • 75th Percentile: 82300
  • 90th Percentile: 102410

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49400
  • 25th Percentile: 59110
  • Median: 74600
  • 75th Percentile: 93010
  • 90th Percentile: 120700

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44130
  • 25th Percentile: 63670
  • Median: 82750
  • 75th Percentile: 105790
  • 90th Percentile: 135350

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32350
  • 25th Percentile: 52670
  • Median: 70330
  • 75th Percentile: 91630
  • 90th Percentile: 106520

Petroleum Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Petroleum Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 62860
  • 25th Percentile: 74660
  • Median: 106230
  • 75th Percentile: 136240
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49140
  • 25th Percentile: 58070
  • Median: 70590
  • 75th Percentile: 85110
  • 90th Percentile: 101760

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 61960
  • 25th Percentile: 72250
  • Median: 88210
  • 75th Percentile: 101200
  • 90th Percentile: 112860

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45250
  • 25th Percentile: 53710
  • Median: 63410
  • 75th Percentile: 80040
  • 90th Percentile: 95260

Nuclear Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Nuclear Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46280
  • 25th Percentile: 63360
  • Median: 77500
  • 75th Percentile: 92650
  • 90th Percentile: 103860

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55260
  • 25th Percentile: 67840
  • Median: 88650
  • 75th Percentile: 105870
  • 90th Percentile: 115590

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41470
  • 25th Percentile: 52850
  • Median: 66450
  • 75th Percentile: 82550
  • 90th Percentile: 94270

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32020
  • 25th Percentile: 58760
  • Median: 71210
  • 75th Percentile: 85760
  • 90th Percentile: 103630

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44460
  • 25th Percentile: 54210
  • Median: 68820
  • 75th Percentile: 86030
  • 90th Percentile: 100910

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50390
  • 25th Percentile: 58870
  • Median: 77650
  • 75th Percentile: 93890
  • 90th Percentile: 114130

Agricultural Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Agricultural Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 68940
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Aerospace Engineers — Employment Trend

Aerospace Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 87865
  • Median Salary 2007: 90860
  • Median Salary 2008: 93050
  • Median Salary 2009: 95680
  • Median Salary 2010: 96870
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 145
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59860
  • Median Salary 2007: 62740
  • Median Salary 2008: 64620
  • Median Salary 2009: 66560
  • Median Salary 2010: 64610
  • Total Employed 2006: 2910
  • Total Employed 2007: 3070
  • Total Employed 2008: 3320
  • Total Employed 2009: 3210
  • Total Employed 2010: 3070

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56850
  • Median Salary 2007: 57280
  • Median Salary 2008: 58750
  • Median Salary 2009: 59850
  • Median Salary 2010: 61650
  • Total Employed 2006: 740
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 870
  • Total Employed 2009: 840
  • Total Employed 2010: 880

Agricultural Engineers — Employment Trend

Agricultural Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54800
  • Median Salary 2007: 63370
  • Median Salary 2008: 66090
  • Median Salary 2009: 67500
  • Median Salary 2010: 68940
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 76830
  • Median Salary 2007: 74550
  • Median Salary 2008: 68670
  • Median Salary 2009: 69320
  • Median Salary 2010: 61420
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 210
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 330

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80300
  • Median Salary 2007: 81220
  • Median Salary 2008: 85040
  • Median Salary 2009: 87500
  • Median Salary 2010: 88210
  • Total Employed 2006: 590
  • Total Employed 2007: 520
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 490
  • Total Employed 2010: 400

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80305
  • Median Salary 2007: 83045
  • Median Salary 2008: 86490
  • Median Salary 2009: 89680
  • Median Salary 2010: 82750
  • Total Employed 2006: 1275
  • Total Employed 2007: 1290
  • Total Employed 2008: 1300
  • Total Employed 2009: 1350
  • Total Employed 2010: 930

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66190
  • Median Salary 2007: 73120
  • Median Salary 2008: 73610
  • Median Salary 2009: 72710
  • Median Salary 2010: 70330
  • Total Employed 2006: 780
  • Total Employed 2007: 980
  • Total Employed 2008: 920
  • Total Employed 2009: 960
  • Total Employed 2010: 860

Petroleum Engineers — Employment Trend

Petroleum Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 77690
  • Median Salary 2007: 80340
  • Median Salary 2008: 81605
  • Median Salary 2009: 82870
  • Median Salary 2010: 106230
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 65
  • Total Employed 2008: 85
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59170
  • Median Salary 2007: 63210
  • Median Salary 2008: 66930
  • Median Salary 2009: 68180
  • Median Salary 2010: 70590
  • Total Employed 2006: 2450
  • Total Employed 2007: 2220
  • Total Employed 2008: 2150
  • Total Employed 2009: 2170
  • Total Employed 2010: 2020

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60130
  • Median Salary 2007: 67440
  • Median Salary 2008: 62000
  • Median Salary 2009: 64680
  • Median Salary 2010: 63410
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 480
  • Total Employed 2009: 470
  • Total Employed 2010: 420

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57830
  • Median Salary 2007: 62220
  • Median Salary 2008: 63750
  • Median Salary 2009: 64370
  • Median Salary 2010: 66450
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 420
  • Total Employed 2008: 340
  • Total Employed 2009: 360
  • Total Employed 2010: 300

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65630
  • Median Salary 2007: 68190
  • Median Salary 2008: 66280
  • Median Salary 2009: 66740
  • Median Salary 2010: 68820
  • Total Employed 2006: 1730
  • Total Employed 2007: 1830
  • Total Employed 2008: 1950
  • Total Employed 2009: 2230
  • Total Employed 2010: 2380

Nuclear Engineers — Employment Trend

Nuclear Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72330
  • Median Salary 2007: 74795
  • Median Salary 2008: 77900
  • Median Salary 2009: 79360
  • Median Salary 2010: 77500
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67550
  • Median Salary 2007: 74220
  • Median Salary 2008: 76760
  • Median Salary 2009: 78820
  • Median Salary 2010: 88650
  • Total Employed 2006: 610
  • Total Employed 2007: 640
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 650
  • Total Employed 2010: 570

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55440
  • Median Salary 2007: 59500
  • Median Salary 2008: 66140
  • Median Salary 2009: 66840
  • Median Salary 2010: 71210
  • Total Employed 2006: 1220
  • Total Employed 2007: 1300
  • Total Employed 2008: 1440
  • Total Employed 2009: 1420
  • Total Employed 2010: 1180

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67290
  • Median Salary 2007: 69430
  • Median Salary 2008: 70230
  • Median Salary 2009: 73000
  • Median Salary 2010: 74600
  • Total Employed 2006: 1210
  • Total Employed 2007: 1120
  • Total Employed 2008: 1060
  • Total Employed 2009: 1170
  • Total Employed 2010: 1170

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69010
  • Median Salary 2007: 73710
  • Median Salary 2008: 76640
  • Median Salary 2009: 73140
  • Median Salary 2010: 77650
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53530
  • Median Salary 2007: 47080
  • Median Salary 2008: 49035
  • Median Salary 2009: 49955
  • Median Salary 2010: 50240
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Kentucky vs National Engineering Employment

Kentucky vs National Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 0.869% (15140)

Engineering Schools in Kentucky

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1. Bellarmine University

2001 Newburg Rd
Louisville, KY 40205-0671
(502) 272-8000

Bellarmine University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1950. Bellarmine, which is 3.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Louisville, KY. Students are offered two certificates, 32 degrees at the bachelors level, 11 masters level degrees, and one degree at the doctoral level by this school. In 2010, 3,342 students sought degrees from the 36 programs at this school. BU offers subjects including liberal arts, engineering, and advanced nursing. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this liberal arts college. BU is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

2. The University of the Cumberlands

6191 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-2200

The University of the Cumberlands offers one engineering program and it is located in Williamsburg, KY. 3,300 students pursue degrees in 58 programs at this school, overall.

3. Brown Mackie College - Louisville

3605 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY 40219
(502) 968-7191

Brown Mackie College-Louisville offers one engineering program and it is near the center of the city. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in engineering.

4. Brescia University

717 Frederica St
Owensboro, KY 42301-3023
(270) 685-3131

Founded in 1950, Brescia University is a 4-year institution. It is in the center of Owensboro. It offers subjects including advertising and chemistry. Students are offered two certificates, six associates level degrees, 29 degrees at the bachelors level, and two masters level degrees by it. In 2010, 688 students sought degrees from the 34 programs at this school. This very small school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

5. Lindsey Wilson College

210 Lindsey Wilson St
Columbia, KY 42728-1223
(270) 384-2126

Lindsey Wilson College is located in Columbia, KY and it offers one program in engineering. 2,554 students seek degrees in 45 LWC programs, overall. This school ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

6. Asbury University

1 Macklem Dr
Wilmore, KY 40390-1198
(859) 858-3511

Asbury University is in town of Wilmore, Kentucky and Ashbury offers one program in engineering. Ashbury is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

7. The University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
(859) 257-9000

The University of Kentucky offers 25 programs in engineering. Specifically, this university offers eight bachelor's level engineering degrees to students, nine master's level engineering degrees, and eight engineering degrees at the doctorate level. This research university is located in the center of Lexington. It is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Kentucky. UK is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering engineering in terms of programs.

8. Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
(270) 745-0111

Western Kentucky University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Bowling Green, KY. WKU offers three programs in engineering. Students are offered three bachelor's level degrees in engineering by it. It is one of 3 research universities in Kentucky. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering engineering.

9. The University of Louisville

2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40292-0001
(502) 852-5555

The University of Louisville is 2.6 miles from the center of the city. It offers 21 programs in engineering. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in engineering by it, seven engineering degrees at the bachelor's level, seven degrees at the master's level in engineering, and six doctorate level degrees in engineering. It is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Kentucky. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering engineering programs.

10. Murray State University

218 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3318
(270) 809-3011

Murray State University offers one engineering program. MSU is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. In terms of programs, it is the sixth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering engineering.

11. Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475-3102
(859) 622-1000

Eastern Kentucky University is in Richmond, KY and this school offers one program in engineering. This school is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. EKU is the third largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering engineering in terms of programs.