Athens, AL has nine christian counseling schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Covenant College, the highest ranked school in this group with a christian counseling program, has a total student population of 1,367. It is the 330th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Christian Counseling students from Athens schools who go on to become christian counselors, christian faith workers, chistian counselors, spiritual workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,140 people working as religious workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,160. Also, Social workers make on average $50,470 per year and there are about 73,250 of them employed in the US today.
Athens lies in Limestone county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Huntsville area has 205,550 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $46,220 average annual salary.
Of the 9 christian counseling schools with a 100-mile radius of Athens, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oakwood University comes out as the most expensive ($24,801/yr) for christian counseling students, with Heritage Christian University as the lowest, reported at only $7,785/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Athens|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||98.2 miles|