Kentucky contains 20 schools that offer broadcasting programs. Berea College, the highest-ranking broadcasting school in KY, has a total student population of 1,548 and is the 203rd highest ranked school in America.
Broadcasting students from Kentucky schools who go on to become broadcast technicians, reporters, news reporters, news anchors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 31,220 people working as broadcast technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $38,330. Also, Broadcast news analysts make on average $67,990 per year and there are about 5,820 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kentucky alone, there are 130 employed broadcast news analysts earning an average yearly salary of $35,250. Broadcast technicians in this state earn $39,080/yr and there are 460 employed.
Also, within the broadcasting schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from broadcasting, 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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