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Public Relations Schools in Kentucky

There are six schools in the state of Kentucky offering public relations programs. 289 students graduated from programs at Kentucky public relations schools in 2010. 287 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and two of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 212 students graduate from programs in this state in public relations each year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from public relations programs. Specifically, two students graduated with public relations certificates and 287 with a bachelor's level degree.

Six public relations schools are located in this state. Of these, five schools are public, while one school is private. While tuition at a private public relations school is $19,710, tuition at a public public relations school varies from $6,264 to $8,610.

Average tuition for programs in public relations is $8,430. The highest tuition for public relations programs, which is $19,710 every year, is at Campbellsville University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,264 every year, is at Murray State University.

Kentucky public relations schools offer certificates and bachelors degrees. No undergraduate level public relations students sought degrees at the masters level.

Public Relations Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 212 students graduate from programs in this state in public relations each year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from public relations programs. Specifically, two students graduated with public relations certificates and 287 with a bachelor's level degree.

Public Relations Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 4
  • Certificate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 146
  • Bachelor 2007: 136
  • Bachelor 2008: 134
  • Bachelor 2009: 153
  • Bachelor 2010: 287

Public Relations Program Availability in Kentucky

Kentucky schools offer a total of eight public relations programs. Of these programs, around 75% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Public Relations Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Certificate: 2
  • Bachelor: 6

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24590
  • 25th Percentile: 31790
  • Median: 40240
  • 75th Percentile: 53120
  • 90th Percentile: 68820

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38690
  • 25th Percentile: 49510
  • Median: 63430
  • 75th Percentile: 83840
  • 90th Percentile: 105300

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37810
  • Median Salary 2007: 39910
  • Median Salary 2008: 39580
  • Median Salary 2009: 40470
  • Median Salary 2010: 40240
  • Total Employed 2006: 2420
  • Total Employed 2007: 2210
  • Total Employed 2008: 2570
  • Total Employed 2009: 2650
  • Total Employed 2010: 2620

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers — Employment Trend

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63150
  • Median Salary 2007: 65220
  • Median Salary 2008: 63240
  • Median Salary 2009: 62060
  • Median Salary 2010: 63430
  • Total Employed 2006: 660
  • Total Employed 2007: 630
  • Total Employed 2008: 790
  • Total Employed 2009: 910
  • Total Employed 2010: 920

Kentucky vs National Public Relations Employment

Kentucky vs National Public Relations Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 1.269% (3540)

Public Relations Schools in Kentucky

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1. Northern Kentucky University

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

Northern Kentucky University offers two programs in public relations. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in public relations by it and one bachelor's level public relations degree. NKU is located in the suburbs of Highland Heights, Kentucky. It is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in public relations.

2. The University of Kentucky

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

The University of Kentucky is in the center of Lexington and it offers one program in public relations. UK is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Kentucky. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering public relations in terms of programs.

3. Western Kentucky University

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

Western Kentucky University offers two programs in public relations. Of those, this university offers one public relations certificate to students and one bachelor's level degree in public relations. This university, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Bowling Green, KY. Overall, 20,897 students seek degrees in 160 WKU programs. This university is the second biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering public relations in terms of programs.

4. Campbellsville University

1 University Dr
Campbellsville, KY 42718-2799
(270) 789-5000x5000

Campbellsville University offers one program in public relations. Overall, 3,428 students seek degrees in 53 programs at CU. This school is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering public relations in terms of programs.

5. Murray State University

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

Murray State University offers one program in public relations. Murray State is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in public relations.

6. Eastern Kentucky University

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

Eastern Kentucky University is located in Richmond, KY and it offers one public relations program. Eastern is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. In terms of enrollment, EKU ranks third in the state of Kentucky.