Newberg has a general population of 18,064 and an overall student population of 3,388. Approximately 3,388 of Newberg's students are enrolled in schools that offer ministry programs.
Newberg's largest ministry school is George Fox University. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Ministry program at George Fox University.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in ministry in Newberg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,180 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a ministry program in Newberg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,320 per year, on average, for room and board at Newberg-based ministry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,080.
After graduating with your credentials in ministry, if you decide to work as a minister in Newberg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,800 ministers in Oregon. Of these ministers, 1,480 were working in the greater Newberg area. The number of ministers in Newberg is expected to increase by 7% 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 Newberg is $58,160 per year, which is higher than the average for ministers state-wide.