Ohio contains seventeen schools that offer ministry programs. Cedarville University, the highest-ranking ministry school in OH, has a total student population of 3,102 and is the 206th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 ministry schools in Ohio, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Athenaeum of Ohio comes out as the most expensive ($29,411/yr), with Cincinnati Christian University as the lowest recorded at only $13,200/yr.
Ministry students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 73,600 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $42,060. Religious workers in this state earn $24,460/yr and there are 140 employed.
Also, within the ministry schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from ministry, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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