Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has three theology schools within its city limits. Loyola College in Maryland, the highest ranked school in the city with a theology program, has a total student population of 6,067. It is the 1033rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Maryland (#1 is Johns Hopkins University). To learn more about theology programs in Baltimore, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of theology professors at Loyola College in Maryland such as Margaret Adam, Christopher Barczak, Frederick Bauerschmidt, Rose Beal, John Betz, and John Buchner.
Theology students from Baltimore schools who go on to become theologians, professors, pastors, ministers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 19,630 people working as philosophy and religion teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,610. Also, Religious workers make on average $33,160 per year and there are about 6,140 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 190 employed religious workers earning an average salary of $46,370. Philosophy and religion teachers in this area earn $65,390/yr and there are 340 employed.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.271 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by philosophy and religion teachers, and 0.153/1000 are held by religious workers.
Of the 3 theology schools in Baltimore, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Loyola College in Maryland comes out as the most expensive ($26,122/yr) for theology students, with Ner Israel Rabbinical College as the lowest, reported at only $7,884/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|