Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has two health administration schools within its city limits. Bellarmine University, the highest ranked school in the city with a health administration program, has a total student population of 3,090. It is the 2026th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Health Administration students from Louisville schools who go on to become health administratorss, physicians, nurses, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Physicians and surgeons make on average $173,860 per year and there are about 274,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 1,010 employed physicians and surgeons earning an average salary of $117,760. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $84,410/yr and there are 1,680 employed.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.834 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by medical and health services managers, and 1.703/1000 are held by physicians and surgeons.
Of the 2 health administration schools in Louisville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bellarmine University comes out as the most expensive ($22,020/yr) for health administration students, with Brown Mackie College-Louisville as the lowest, reported at only $16,773/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|