Kentucky contains 28 schools that offer bookkeeping programs. Berea College, the highest-ranking bookkeeping school in KY, has a total student population of 1,548 and is the 203rd highest ranked school in America.
Bookkeeping students from Kentucky schools who go on to become bookkeepers, bookkeeping clerks, accounting managers, accounting officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,757,870 people working as bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,750. Also, Accountants and auditors make on average $67,430 per year and there are about 1,106,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kentucky alone, there are 10,180 employed accountants and auditors earning an average yearly salary of $54,990. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this state earn $30,750/yr and there are 23,860 employed.
Also, within the bookkeeping schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from bookkeeping, 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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