Phoenixville has a total population of 14,788 and a student population of 1,176. Of these students, 1,176 are enrolled in schools that offer ministry programs.
The largest ministry school in Phoenixville, by student population, is Valley Forge Christian College. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Valley Forge Christian College with credentials in ministry.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a ministry degree in Phoenixville. In 2009 tuition at ministry schools in Phoenixville was $14,932 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $794 for ministry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,296 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $20,128.
If you plan on staying in Phoenixville after graduating from ministry school, you should know that job prospects for ministers in Phoenixville, which is the most popular ministry profession, are not very good. There were 7,200 ministers working in Pennsylvania and 620 working in the greater Phoenixville area in 2010. The number of ministers in Phoenixville is expected to decrease by -3% 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 Phoenixville is $44,020 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for ministers.