California contains 23 schools that offer christian programs. Biola University, the highest-ranking christian school in CA, has a total student population of 5,942 and is the 78th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 christian schools in California, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Santa Clara University comes out as the most expensive ($35,245/yr), with World Mission University as the lowest recorded at only $12,114/yr.
Christian students from California schools who go on to become pastors, ministers, priests, christian faith 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, Community and social services employees make on average $42,750 per year and there are about 1,891,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the California alone, there are 205,920 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $50,700. Religious workers in this state earn $28,910/yr and there are 690 employed.
Also, within the christian schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from christian, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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