New Boston, OH has nine ministry schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Cedarville University, the highest ranked school in this group with a ministry program, has a total student population of 3,102. It is the 206th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Ministry students from New Boston 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.
New Boston lies in Scioto county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area has 164,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $16.95/hr average worker wage, and a $35,270 average annual salary.
Of the 9 ministry schools with a 100-mile radius of New Boston, 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 New Boston|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||31.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||60.6 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||76.0 miles|
|Mount Gay||WV||-||1||9.61491||36||80.7 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||88.9 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||90.7 miles|