Each year, in Arkansas, an average of 31 students graduate with credentials in ministry. If you too are interested in studying ministry, Arkansas has 2 ministry schools from which you can choose. At ministry schools in Arkansas, you can expect to pay $16,230 per year in tuition for a degree in ministry.
Arkansas's largest ministry school, which is located in Searcy, is Harding University. In 2009, a reported 14 students graduated with a ministry degree from Harding University. This was 45% of the total ministry graduates in Arkansas for that year. Tuition at Harding University, was $13,580 per year in 2010.
Minister is the most popular career choice for those who graduate with credentials in ministry. If you are planning on working in the state after graduation, you should know that the job outlook for ministers in Arkansas is good. In Arkansas, there are currently about 1,540 ministers. And the government projects that this number will increase by 12%, or to 1,730 ministers by the year 2018.
In Arkansas, as a minister, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $26,655 per year to more than $71,515 per year. Ministers in Arkansas earn a median yearly salary of $41,680.