Alabama contains two schools that offer ministry programs. Samford University, the highest-ranking ministry school in AL, has a total student population of 4,658 and is the 1328th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 ministry schools in Alabama, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Samford University comes out as the most expensive ($19,536/yr), with Amridge University as the lowest recorded at only $16,015/yr.
Ministry students from Alabama schools who go on to become pastors, ministers, priests, ministry 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.
Also, within the ministry schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from ministry, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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