Burlington, NC (population: 53,389) has six christian schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. New Life Theological Seminary, the highest ranked school in this group with a christian program, has a total student population of 95. It is the 1289th highest ranked school in the USA and the 38th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Christian students from Burlington 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.
Burlington lies in Alamance county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Burlington area has 57,170 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $16.73/hr average worker wage, and a $34,800 average annual salary.
Of the 6 christian schools with a 100-mile radius of Burlington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Liberty University comes out as the most expensive ($19,574/yr) for christian students, with Carolina Christian College as the lowest, reported at only $6,409/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Burlington|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||25.2 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||31.5 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||44.4 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||92.1 miles|