Georgia contains eight schools that offer ministry programs. Emory University, the highest-ranking ministry school in GA, has a total student population of 12,930 and is the 30th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 ministry schools in Georgia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Emory University comes out as the most expensive ($25,060/yr), with Truett-McConnell College as the lowest recorded at only $15,140/yr.
Ministry students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 42,200 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $41,080. Religious workers in this state earn $20,750/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the ministry schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from ministry, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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