Kentucky contains nineteen schools that offer administrative assistant programs. Western Kentucky University, the highest-ranking administrative assistant school in KY, has a total student population of 20,712 and is the 1859th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 administrative assistant schools in Kentucky, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, National College-Lexington comes out as the most expensive ($13,844/yr), with Maysville Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,255/yr.
Administrative Assistant students from Kentucky schools who go on to become administrative assistants, dental assistants, medical secretaries, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,336,450 people working as office and administrative support employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,990. Also, Switchboard operators, including answering service make on average $26,000 per year and there are about 146,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kentucky alone, there are 1,720 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average yearly salary of $24,660. Office and administrative support employees in this state earn $29,460/yr and there are 285,440 employed.
Also, within the administrative assistant schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from administrative assistant, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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