Deerfield has a general population of 18,420 and an overall student population of 2,730. Approximately 2,730 of Deerfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer ministry programs.
The largest ministry school in Deerfield, by student population, is Trinity International University. In 2010, Trinity International University graduated approximately 86 students with credentials in ministry.
In 2010, 86 students graduated with a ministry degree from one of Deerfield's ministry schools. In 2009 tuition at ministry schools in Deerfield was $22,370 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,120 for ministry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,430 per year, on average, for room and board at Deerfield-based ministry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in ministry, if you decide to work as a minister in Deerfield, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 14,840 ministers in Illinois, 70 were working in the greater Deerfield area. Deerfield's minister workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for ministers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a minister in Deerfield is $34,980 per year, which is lower than the average for ministers state-wide.