Hawaii contains thirteen schools that offer ministry programs. William Jessup University, the highest-ranking ministry school in HI, has a total student population of 578 and is the 579th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 ministry schools in Hawaii, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Santa Clara University comes out as the most expensive ($35,245/yr), with Simpson University as the lowest recorded at only $16,328/yr.
Ministry students from Hawaii 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 Hawaii alone, there are 11,120 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $45,630. Religious workers in this state earn $32,180/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the ministry schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from ministry, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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