Florida contains six schools that offer ministry programs. Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach, the highest-ranking ministry school in FL, has a total student population of 3,260 and is the 420th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 ministry schools in Florida, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Barry University comes out as the most expensive ($22,930/yr), with Trinity College of Florida as the lowest recorded at only $15,175/yr.
Ministry students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 80,610 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $40,470. Religious workers in this state earn $27,420/yr and there are 340 employed.
Also, within the ministry schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from ministry, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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