Waco has a total population of 113,726 and a student population of 31,041. Of these students, 14,614 are enrolled in schools that offer ministry programs.
Waco's largest ministry school is Baylor University. Approximately 72 students graduated in 2010 from Baylor University with credentials in ministry.
In 2010, 72 students graduated with a ministry degree in Waco. In 2009 tuition at ministry schools in Waco was $28,070 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,398 for ministry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,971 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Waco after graduating from ministry school, you should know that job prospects for ministers in Waco, which is the most popular ministry profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 28 ministers in Texas were working in the greater Waco area. Waco's minister workforce is projected 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 Waco is $50,190 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for ministers.