Godfrey, IL has six christian counseling schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Lindenwood University, the highest ranked school in this group with a christian counseling program, has a total student population of 10,408. It is the 481st highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Christian Counseling students from Godfrey 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.
Godfrey lies in Madison county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the South Illinois nonmetropolitan area has 147,160 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $17.46/hr average worker wage, and a $36,310 average annual salary.
Of the 6 christian counseling schools with a 100-mile radius of Godfrey, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lindenwood University comes out as the most expensive ($26,896/yr) for christian counseling students, with Saint Louis Christian College as the lowest, reported at only $10,814/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Godfrey|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||21.3 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||21.3 miles|
|Saint Louis||MO||349,763||28||21.7118||925||22.0 miles|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||25.8 miles|