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Surgical Technologist Schools in Kentucky

There are 16 schools in the state of Kentucky offering surgical technologist programs. 293 students graduated from programs at Kentucky surgical technologist schools in 2010. 170 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 123 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

264 students graduate from surgical technologist programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from surgical technologist programs. Specifically, 123 students graduated with certificates in surgical technology and 170 with an associate's level degree.

16 surgical technologist schools are located in Kentucky. And of these, while five schools are private, 11 schools are public. While private surgical technologist school tuition varies from $9,759 to $15,960, tuition at a public surgical technologist school varies from $3,120 to $3,264.

Average tuition for surgical technologist programs is $4,072. The highest tuition for surgical technologist programs, which is $15,960 per year, is at Spencerian College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $3,120 each year, is at Ashland Community and Technical College.

Kentucky surgical technologist schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Surgical Technologist Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

264 students graduate from surgical technologist programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from surgical technologist programs. Specifically, 123 students graduated with certificates in surgical technology and 170 with an associate's level degree.

Surgical Technologist Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 109
  • Certificate 2007: 160
  • Certificate 2008: 150
  • Certificate 2009: 135
  • Certificate 2010: 123
  • Associate 2006: 21
  • Associate 2007: 61
  • Associate 2008: 85
  • Associate 2009: 125
  • Associate 2010: 170

Surgical Technologist Program Availability in Kentucky

Schools in this east central state offer a total of 21 surgical technologist programs. Of these programs, close to 52.4% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Surgical Technologist Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Certificate: 10
  • Associate: 11

Career Trends

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26390
  • 25th Percentile: 30790
  • Median: 36040
  • 75th Percentile: 41230
  • 90th Percentile: 46410

Career Trends

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33110
  • Median Salary 2007: 34440
  • Median Salary 2008: 34700
  • Median Salary 2009: 35150
  • Median Salary 2010: 36040
  • Total Employed 2006: 1560
  • Total Employed 2007: 1600
  • Total Employed 2008: 1850
  • Total Employed 2009: 1940
  • Total Employed 2010: 1980

Kentucky vs National Surgical Technologist Employment

Kentucky vs National Surgical Technologist Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 2.146% (1980)

Surgical Technologist Schools in Kentucky

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1. Ashland Community and Technical College

1400 College Drive
Ashland, KY 41101-3683
(606) 326-2000

Ashland Community and Technical College is near the center of the city and this school offers one program in surgical technology. 4,688 students seek degrees in 30 Ashland Community and Technical College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering surgical technology.

2. Hazard Community and Technical College

One Community College Drive
Hazard, KY 41701-2402
(606) 487-3503

Hazard Community and Technical College, which is very close to Hazard, Kentucky, is in a rural area and it offers one program in surgical technology. 4,795 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at this school, overall. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering surgical technology in terms of programs.

3. Madisonville Community College

2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY 42431-9199
(270) 821-2250

Madisonville Community College offers two surgical technologist programs. Out of those, this college offers one surgical technologist certificate to students and one associate's level surgical technology degree. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this community college ranks eighth in the state of Kentucky.

4. Bluegrass Community and Technical College

470 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40506
(859) 246-6200

Bluegrass Community and Technical College offers two programs in surgical technology. Of those, this school offers students one surgical technologist certificate and one surgical technologist degree at the associate's level. This school, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Lexington, KY. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering surgical technology in terms of programs.

5. Spencerian College

4627 Dixie Hwy
Louisville, KY 40216
(502) 447-1000

Spencerian College is in the suburbs of Louisville, Kentucky. This school offers two programs in surgical technology. More specifically, it offers students one surgical technologist certificate and one associate's level surgical technology degree.

6. Brown Mackie College - Louisville

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

Brown Mackie College-Louisville is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in surgical technology. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks eighth in the state of Kentucky.

7. Owensboro Community and Technical College

4800 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 686-4400

Owensboro Community and Technical College is near the center of the city and it offers one surgical technologist program. This school is a public 2-year institution. This school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering surgical technology.

8. National College - Lexington

2376 Sir Barton Way
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 253-0621

National College-Lexington offers one program in surgical technology and it is located in Lexington, Kentucky, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 2,418 students seek degrees in 29 National programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering surgical technology.

9. Maysville Community and Technical College

1755 U.S. Hwy 68
Maysville, KY 41056
(606) 759-7141x66242

Maysville Community and Technical College, which is very close to Maysville, Kentucky, is in a rural area and it offers one program in surgical technology. This technical college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering surgical technology.

10. West Kentucky Community and Technical College

4810 Alben Barkley Drive
Paducah, KY 42002-7380
(270) 554-9200x0

West Kentucky Community and Technical College is located in town of Paducah, Kentucky. It offers two programs in surgical technology. Specifically, this public school offers students one surgical technologist certificate and one surgical technologist degree at the associate's level. 7,364 students seek degrees in 48 West Kentucky Community and Technical College programs, overall.

11. Bowling Green Technical College

1845 Loop Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101-3601
(270) 901-1000

Bowling Green Technical College is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in surgical technology. Specifically, it offers students one surgical technologist certificate and one surgical technologist degree at the associate's level. Overall, 5,128 students pursue degrees in 31 Bowling Green Technical College programs. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks seventh in the state of Kentucky.

12. Brown Mackie College - Northern Kentucky

309 Buttermilk Pike
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-5627

Brown Mackie College-Northern Kentucky offers one surgical technologist program and it is in the suburbs of Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. Overall, 842 students pursue degrees in 14 Brown Mackie College-Northern Kentucky programs. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering surgical technologist programs.

13. Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

700 College Rd
Cumberland, KY 40823
(606) 589-2145

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College is located in town of Cumberland, Kentucky and this school offers one surgical technologist program. 5,189 students seek degrees in 28 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering surgical technology.

14. Somerset Community College

808 Monticello Street
Somerset, KY 42501-2973
(877) 629-9722

Somerset Community College offers one program in surgical technology. It is one of 4 community colleges in Kentucky. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering surgical technologist programs.

15. Saint Catharine College

2735 Bardstown Rd
St. Catharine, KY 40061
(859) 336-5082

Saint Catharine College offers one surgical technologist program and it is located in St. Catharine, Kentucky, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is a 4-year institution. SCC is the oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in surgical technology.

16. Jefferson Community and Technical College

109 E Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202-2005
(502) 213-4000

Jefferson Community and Technical College offers one surgical technologist program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Louisville, KY. This school is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering surgical technology.