Michigan contains eleven schools that offer ministry programs. Grace Bible College, the highest-ranking ministry school in MI, has a total student population of 194 and is the 284th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 ministry schools in Michigan, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Detroit Mercy comes out as the most expensive ($18,085/yr), with Great Lakes Christian College as the lowest recorded at only $12,963/yr.
Ministry students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 61,060 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $43,330. Religious workers in this state earn $30,400/yr and there are 470 employed.
Also, within the ministry schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from ministry, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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