Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has two project management schools within its city limits. ITT Technical Institute-Louisville, the highest ranked school in the city with a project management program, has a total student population of 975. It is the 4315th highest ranked school in the USA and the 60th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Project Management students from Louisville schools who go on to become construction managers, project managers, construction professionals, construction area managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 204,760 people working as construction managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,290. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 2,740 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $32,140. Construction managers in this area earn $69,370/yr and there are 1,220 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 2.049 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by construction managers, and 4.613/1000 are held by construction laborers.
Of the 2 project management schools in Louisville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Louisville Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,363/yr) for project management students, with ITT Technical Institute-Louisville as the lowest, reported at only $22,636/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|