Decatur has a total population of 18,147 and a student population of 27,990. Of these students, 286 are enrolled in schools that offer ministry programs.
Columbia Theological Seminary is the largest ministry school in Decatur, based on student population. Approximately 71 students graduated in 2010 from Columbia Theological Seminary with credentials in ministry.
A reported 71 students graduated with credentials in ministry in Decatur in 2010.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,176 per year, on average, for room and board at Decatur-based ministry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many ministry graduates choose to work as ministers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Decatur, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 ministers in Georgia were working in the greater Decatur area. Decatur's minister workforce is projected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ministers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a minister in Decatur is $49,020 per year, which is higher than the average for ministers state-wide.