AIKCU members continue degree growth, award nearly 11,000 in 2018-19

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AIKCU member colleges and universities played an important role in the record year for Kentucky degrees and credentials recently announced by the Council on Postsecondary Education.

AIKCU degree production continued its upward trajectory in 2018-19, with AIKCU members awarding 10,926 total degrees and credentials.

This marked the first time that graduate degrees awarded by AIKCU member institutions (5,937) exceeded undergraduate (4,989), according to the Council on Postsecondary Education.

AIKCU members awarded 3.5% more bachelor’s degrees (for a total of 4,716) and 42.5% more graduate degrees in 2018-19 than in the previous year. Total degrees and credentials were up by 21.4%.

Over the last ten years, the number of degrees and credentials awarded by AIKCU members has increased by 66%.

For additional degree information, visit the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education Data Center.