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Public Administration Schools in Kentucky

There are nine Kentucky schools offering public administration programs. 141 students graduated from programs at Kentucky public administration schools in 2010. 125 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and eight of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 145 students graduate from programs in Kentucky in public administration per year. This accounts for 1% of public administration students who US schools graduate. Out of those, eight students graduated with a degree in public administration at the bachelor's level, 125 with a master's level degree, and eight with a degree at the doctorate level.

Nine public administration schools are located in Kentucky. And out of these, eight schools are public, while one school is private. Tuition at a private public administration school is $14,085, while tuition at a public public administration school varies from $5,720 to $8,610.

Average tuition for programs in public administration is $7,577. While the lowest tuition in Kentucky, which is $5,720 each year, is at Morehead State University, the highest tuition for programs in public administration, which is $14,085 each year, is at Strayer University-Kentucky.

Kentucky public administration schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Public Administration Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 145 students graduate from programs in Kentucky in public administration per year. This accounts for 1% of public administration students who US schools graduate. Out of those, eight students graduated with a degree in public administration at the bachelor's level, 125 with a master's level degree, and eight with a degree at the doctorate level.

Public Administration Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 12
  • Bachelor 2007: 12
  • Bachelor 2008: 8
  • Bachelor 2009: 6
  • Bachelor 2010: 8
  • Master 2006: 155
  • Master 2007: 147
  • Master 2008: 138
  • Master 2009: 113
  • Master 2010: 125
  • Doctorate 2006: 1
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 4
  • Doctorate 2010: 8

Public Administration Program Availability in Kentucky

Kentucky schools offer a total of 11 public administration programs. Of these programs, about 81.8% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Public Administration Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Economists — Salary by Percentile

Economists — Salary by Percentile

Economists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41780
  • 25th Percentile: 46080
  • Median: 53640
  • 75th Percentile: 67710
  • 90th Percentile: 93430

Career Trends

Economists — Employment Trend

Economists — Employment Trend

Economists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56110
  • Median Salary 2007: 50160
  • Median Salary 2008: 49790
  • Median Salary 2009: 49050
  • Median Salary 2010: 53640
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Kentucky vs National Public Administration Employment

Kentucky vs National Public Administration Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 0.177% (140)

Public Administration Schools in Kentucky

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1. Strayer University - Kentucky

220 Lexington Green Cir Ste 500
Lexington, KY 40503
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-Kentucky, which is 3.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Lexington, KY and it offers one public administration program. Overall, 1,143 students seek degrees in 24 Strayer Kentucky programs. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering public administration programs.

2. Kentucky State University

400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601-2355
(502) 597-6000

Kentucky State University offers two public administration programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level public administration degree by KSU and one master's level degree in public administration. It is located in Frankfort, KY. 2,851 students pursue degrees in 30 KSU programs, overall. In terms of programs, this liberal arts college is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering public administration.

3. The University of Phoenix - Louisville

10400 Linn Station Rd Ste 120
Louisville, KY 40223-3839
(502) 423-0149

The University of Phoenix-Louisville is a for-profit 4-year institution. UOPX is in the suburbs of Louisville, Kentucky. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered 19 degrees at the bachelors level and two masters level degrees by UOPX. 230 students sought degrees from the 20 programs at UOPX in 2010. Phoenix offers subjects such as business, healthcare administration, and human services. UOPX is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

4. Kentucky Wesleyan College

3000 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 926-3111

Founded in 1858, Kentucky Wesleyan College is a 4-year institution. This school, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Owensboro, KY. It offers subjects including biology and computer science. It offers students 38 bachelors level degrees. In 2010, 802 students sought degrees from the 38 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This school is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

5. Northern Kentucky University

Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5100

Northern Kentucky University is in the suburbs of Highland Heights, Kentucky and it offers one public administration program. Overall, 15,716 students pursue degrees in 110 Northern Kentucky University programs. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks fifth in the state of Kentucky.

6. The University of Kentucky

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

The University of Kentucky is located in the center of Lexington. UK offers two programs in public administration. Specifically, it offers one master's level degree in public administration to students and one public administration degree at the doctorate level. 27,108 students seek degrees in 242 programs at this university, overall. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in public administration.

7. Western Kentucky University

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

Western Kentucky University offers one program in public administration and WKU, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bowling Green, KY. 20,897 students pursue degrees in 160 programs at this university, overall. This public university is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in public administration.

8. Morehead State University

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-2221

Morehead State University offers one public administration program. MSU is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering public administration.

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 and it offers one public administration program. Overall, 21,234 students seek degrees in 153 University of Louisville programs. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in public administration.

10. Murray State University

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

Murray State University offers one public administration program. Overall, 10,412 students seek degrees in 106 MSU programs. MSU is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering public administration programs.

11. Eastern Kentucky University

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

Eastern Kentucky University is in Richmond, KY and it offers one program in public administration. Overall, 16,567 students pursue degrees in 144 Eastern Kentucky University programs. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering public administration.