With an overall population of 80,806 and a student population of 22,824, approximately 2,620 of Canton students attend one of Canton's schools that offer ministry programs.
Malone University is the largest ministry school in Canton, based on student population. In 2010, Malone University graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in ministry.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in ministry from ministry schools in Canton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at ministry schools in Canton was $21,080 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $930 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a ministry program in Canton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Canton-based ministry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Canton after graduating from ministry school, you should know that job prospects for ministers in Canton, which is the most popular ministry profession, are good. In 2010, there were 26,800 ministers in Ohio. Of these ministers, 40 were working in the greater Canton area. The government projects that the number of ministers in Canton will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ministers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a minister in Canton is $33,610 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for ministers.