Kansas City, MO (population: 454,520) has two christian counseling schools within its city limits. Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, the highest ranked school in the city with a christian counseling program, has a total student population of 840. It is the 325th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Christian Counseling students from Kansas City 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. In fact, in the Kansas City-KS area alone, there are 290 employed social workers earning an average salary of $52,610. Religious workers in this area earn $33,710/yr and there are 90 employed.
Kansas City lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Kansas City-KS area has 988,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $20.79/hr average worker wage, and a $43,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.093 out of every 1000 jobs in Kansas City are held by religious workers, and 0.292/1000 are held by social workers.
Of the 2 christian counseling schools in Kansas City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary comes out as the most expensive ($15,246/yr) for christian counseling students, with Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary as the lowest, reported at only $13,743/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kansas City|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||1.0 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||16.6 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||16.7 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||46.6 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.0 miles|