Clarksville, TN (population: 121,429) has nine theology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Evansville, the highest ranked school in this group with a theology program, has a total student population of 2,840. It is the 276th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Theology students from Clarksville 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.
Clarksville lies in Montgomery county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Clarksville-KY area has 77,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.2% unemployment rate, $16.55/hr average worker wage, and a $34,420 average annual salary.
Of the 9 theology schools with a 100-mile radius of Clarksville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Martin Methodist College comes out as the most expensive ($25,620/yr) for theology students, with American Baptist College as the lowest, reported at only $9,270/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Clarksville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||57.9 miles|