Baltimore has a general population of 651,154 and an overall student population of 99,295. Approximately 241 of Baltimore's students are enrolled in schools that offer ministry programs.
Baltimore's largest ministry school is St. Mary's Seminary & University. In 2010, St. Mary's Seminary & University graduated approximately 9 students from its ministry program.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a ministry degree from one of Baltimore's ministry schools.
And if you live on campus at one of the Baltimore-based ministry schools, you will have an added expense of $11,550 per year, on average, for room and board. 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 Baltimore, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 400 ministers in Maryland. Of these ministers, 270 were working in the greater Baltimore area. Baltimore's minister workforce is projected to decrease by -8% 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 Baltimore is $37,920 per year, which is lower than the average for ministers state-wide.