Bowling Green, KY (population: 56,941) has three science schools within its city limits. Western Kentucky University, the highest ranked school in the city with a science program, has a total student population of 20,712. It is the 1859th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College). To learn more about science programs in Bowling Green, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of science professors at Western Kentucky University such as Amanda Brooks, Wayne Mason, and Ritchie Taylor.
Science students from Bowling Green schools who go on to become scientists, information scientists, bioengineers, biophysicists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,308,380 people working as life, physical, and social science employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,660. Also, Operations research analysts make on average $75,370 per year and there are about 60,960 of them employed in the US today.
Bowling Green lies in Warren county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Bowling Green area has 55,680 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.9% unemployment rate, $16.95/hr average worker wage, and a $35,250 average annual salary.
Of the 3 science schools in Bowling Green, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College comes out as the most expensive ($23,119/yr) for science students, with Bowling Green Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $5,864/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bowling Green|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||82.7 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||97.1 miles|