If you are interested in pursuing ministry, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 ministry schools in Tulsa, Oklahoma. With an overall population of 393,049 and a student population of 33,166, approximately 3,299 of Tulsa students attend one of Tulsa's schools that offer ministry programs.
The largest ministry school in Tulsa, by student population, is Phillips Theological Seminary. Approximately 31 students graduated in 2010 from Phillips Theological Seminary with credentials in ministry.
A reported 58 students graduated with credentials in ministry in Tulsa in 2010. In 2009 tuition at ministry schools in Tulsa was $19,106 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,680 for ministry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Tulsa-based ministry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,916 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a minister in Tulsa, your job prospects are not very good. There were 570 ministers working in Oklahoma and 80 working in the greater Tulsa area in 2010. The government projects that the number of ministers in Tulsa will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for ministers.
As a minister in Tulsa, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,900 per year. This is higher than the average salary for ministers in the state.