New Haven has a total population of 123,626 and a student population of 32,290. Of these students, 11,593 are enrolled in schools that offer theology programs.
Yale University is the largest theology school in New Haven, based on student population. In 2010, Yale University graduated approximately 71 students with credentials in theology.
In 2010, 172 students graduated with a theology degree from one of New Haven's theology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $36,500 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $3,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a theology program in New Haven. And if you live on campus at one of the New Haven-based theology schools, you will have an added expense of $11,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many theology graduates choose to work as theologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Haven, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 theologists in Connecticut were working in the greater New Haven area. The government projects that the number of theologists in New Haven will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for theologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a theologist in New Haven is $58,530 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for theologists.