West Virginia contains one school that offers ministry programs. Eastern Mennonite University has a total student population of 1,525 and is the 300th highest ranked school in America.
Ministry students from West Virginia 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.
Also, within the ministry schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from ministry, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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