Colorado contains four schools that offer ministry programs. Colorado Christian University, the highest-ranking ministry school in CO, has a total student population of 2,511 and is the 2744th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 ministry schools in Colorado, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colorado Christian University comes out as the most expensive ($22,927/yr), with Naropa University as the lowest recorded at only $21,204/yr.
Ministry students from Colorado 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. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 30,270 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $41,470. Religious workers in this state earn $40,820/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the ministry schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from ministry, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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