There are 2 ministry schools in Abilene, Texas. Abilene has a general population of 115,930 and an overall student population of 8,874. Approximately 7,118 of Abilene's students are enrolled in schools that offer ministry programs.
The largest ministry school in Abilene, by student population, is Abilene Christian University. In 2010, Abilene Christian University graduated approximately 13 students from its ministry program.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a ministry degree in Abilene. In 2009 tuition at ministry schools in Abilene was $20,040 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for ministry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,649 per year, on average, for room and board at Abilene-based ministry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Abilene after graduating from ministry school, you should know that job prospects for ministers in Abilene, which is the most popular ministry profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 47 ministers in Texas were working in the greater Abilene area. By the year 2018, the number of ministers is expected to increase by 18% in Abilene. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ministers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a minister in Abilene is $27,310 per year, which is lower than the average for ministers state-wide.
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