Virginia contains three schools that offer christian counseling programs. Eastern Mennonite University, the highest-ranking christian counseling school in VA, has a total student population of 1,525 and is the 300th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 christian counseling schools in Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eastern Mennonite University comes out as the most expensive ($20,097/yr), with Regent University as the lowest recorded at only $18,449/yr.
Christian Counseling students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 790 employed social workers earning an average yearly salary of $51,930. Religious workers in this state earn $37,910/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the christian counseling schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from christian counseling, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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