Bethlehem has a total population of 71,329 and a student population of 20,642. Of these students, 2,057 are enrolled in schools that offer ministry programs.
Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary is the largest ministry school in Bethlehem, based on student population. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary with credentials in ministry.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a ministry degree from one of Bethlehem's ministry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,250 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $950 for ministry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,728 per year, on average, for room and board at Bethlehem-based ministry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,026.
If you decide to work as a minister in Bethlehem, your job prospects are not very good. There were 7,200 ministers working in Pennsylvania and 140 working in the greater Bethlehem area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of ministers is expected to decrease by -3% in Bethlehem. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for ministers.
As a minister in Bethlehem, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,590 per year. This is lower than the average salary for ministers in the state.
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