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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in Kentucky

654 Bachelor's Degrees
$48,700 Avg Salary
$26,526 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in KentuckyIn 2018-2019, 654 bachelor's degrees were awarded to computer and information sciences students who went to a Kentucky college or university. This makes it the #14 most popular major in the state. This means that 0.7% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences list to help you make the college decision.

This year's Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in Kentucky ranking looked at 7 colleges that offer a bachelor's in computer and information sciences.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

How Much Do Computer & Information Sciences Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, computer and information sciences majors that go to school in Kentucky go on to jobs making an average of $48,700 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 22% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

Nationwide, students who earn a bachelor's degree in computer and information sciences make more than those who graduate from schools in Kentucky. The national average salary is $53,773.

Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools in Kentucky  48,700
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97,400
Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  53,773
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97,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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97,400

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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Grads in Kentucky

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid computer and information sciences majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in Kentucky

#1

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

Our rankings recognize University of Kentucky as the #1 school in this year's rankings. UK is a very large public school located in the large city of Lexington.

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#2

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY

Northern Kentucky University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. NKU is a large public school located in the large suburb of Highland Heights.

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#2

Bellarmine University

Louisville, KY

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Bellarmine University. Located in the city of Louisville, Bellarmine U is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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#3

Sullivan University

Louisville, KY

Sullivan University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Louisville, Sullivan University is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Murray State University. Murray State is a medium-sized public school located in the town of Murray.

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Eastern Kentucky University comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the distant town of Richmond, Eastern is a public college with a large student population.

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#5

University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, KY

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of the Cumberlands. Cumberland College is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the town of Williamsburg.

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Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

Western Kentucky University comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. WKU is a large public school located in the city of Bowling Green.

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The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Morehead State University. Morehead State University is a moderately-sized public school located in the remote town of Morehead.

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Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 34 275
Florida 34 4,244
Virginia 34 3,198
Georgia 33 3,192
West Virginia 32 829
Tennessee 32 843
North Carolina 32 2,606
South Carolina 32 844
Alabama 32 942
Louisiana 31 595
Arkansas 30 470

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 490
Information Science 116
Computer Science 41
Information Technology 4
Computer Software & Applications 3

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Majors Similar to Computer & Information Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,219
Engineering 1,081
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 598
Engineering Technologies 531
Physical Sciences 420

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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