Emmitsburg has a total population of 2,290 and a student population of 2,080. Of these students, 2,080 are enrolled in schools that offer ministry programs.
Of the 1 ministry schools in Emmitsburg, the largest ministry school, by student population, is Mount St. Mary's University. In 2010, Mount St. Mary's University graduated approximately 26 students from its ministry program.
A total of 26 students graduated with credentials in ministry from ministry schools in Emmitsburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a ministry school in Emmitsburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,020.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a ministry program in Emmitsburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,878 per year, on average, for room and board at Emmitsburg-based ministry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,270.
If you plan on staying in Emmitsburg after graduating from ministry school, you should know that job prospects for ministers in Emmitsburg, which is the most popular ministry profession, are not very good. There were 400 ministers working in Maryland and 100 working in the greater Emmitsburg area in 2010. Emmitsburg's minister workforce is projected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for ministers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a minister in Emmitsburg is $45,280 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for ministers.