Hilliard, OH has sixteen ministry schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Earlham College, the highest ranked school in this group with a ministry program, has a total student population of 1,266. It is the 191st highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Ministry students from Hilliard 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.
Hilliard lies in Franklin county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary.
Of the 16 ministry schools with a 100-mile radius of Hilliard, 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) for ministry students, with Cincinnati Christian University as the lowest, reported at only $13,200/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hilliard|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||22.4 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||37.1 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||41.7 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||68.9 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||89.4 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||90.0 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||95.7 miles|