Macon has a general population of 97,255 and an overall student population of 22,393. Approximately 8,072 of Macon's students are enrolled in schools that offer ministry programs.
Of the 1 ministry schools in Macon, the largest ministry school, by student population, is Mercer University. Approximately 41 students graduated in 2010 from Mercer University with credentials in ministry.
In 2010, 41 students graduated with a ministry degree from one of Macon's ministry schools. If you decide to attend a ministry school in Macon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,540.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a ministry program in Macon. And if you live on campus at one of the Macon-based ministry schools, you will have an added expense of $8,788 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,741.
Many ministry graduates choose to work as ministers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Macon, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of ministers is expected to increase by 28% in Macon. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ministers.
As a minister in Macon, you can expect to make an average salary of $42,950 per year. This is lower than the average salary for ministers in the state.