With an overall population of 23,935 and a student population of 3,379, approximately 1,179 of Marshall students attend one of Marshall's schools that offer ministry programs.
East Texas Baptist University is the largest ministry school in Marshall, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Ministry program at East Texas Baptist University.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a ministry degree from one of Marshall's ministry schools. If you decide to attend a ministry school in Marshall, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,180.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $892 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a ministry program in Marshall. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,164 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $20,368.
If you plan on staying in Marshall after graduating from ministry school, you should know that job prospects for ministers in Marshall, which is the most popular ministry profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 47 ministers in Texas were working in the greater Marshall area. The number of ministers in Marshall is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ministers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a minister in Marshall is $40,840 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for ministers.