With an overall population of 534,694 and a student population of 60,730, approximately 242 of Fort Worth students attend one of Fort Worth's schools that offer ministry programs.
Fort Worth's largest ministry school is Brite Divinity School. In 2010, Brite Divinity School graduated approximately 49 students from its ministry program.
A total of 49 students graduated with credentials in ministry from ministry schools in Fort Worth in 2010.
And if you live on campus at one of the Fort Worth-based ministry schools, you will have an added expense of $3,758 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 Fort Worth, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 43,480 ministers in Texas. Of these ministers, 210 were working in the greater Fort Worth area. The government projects that the number of ministers in Fort Worth will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ministers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a minister in Fort Worth is $39,960 per year, which is lower than the average for ministers state-wide.