Rhode Island contains eleven schools that offer ministry programs. Harvard University, the highest-ranking ministry school in RI, has a total student population of 27,651 and is the highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 ministry schools in Rhode Island, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Gordon College comes out as the most expensive ($25,350/yr), with Harvard University as the lowest recorded at only $16,156/yr.
Ministry students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 9,840 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $44,410. Religious workers in this state earn $26,520/yr and there are 100 employed.
Also, within the ministry schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from ministry, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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