With an overall population of 21,426 and a student population of 2,018, approximately 2,018 of Waxahachie students attend one of Waxahachie's schools that offer ministry programs.
Waxahachie's largest ministry school is Southwestern Assemblies of God University. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Southwestern Assemblies of God University with credentials in ministry.
A total of 31 students graduated with credentials in ministry from ministry schools in Waxahachie in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,780 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,204 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a ministry program in Waxahachie. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,280 per year, on average, for room and board at Waxahachie-based ministry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,284.
After graduating with your credentials in ministry, if you decide to work as a minister in Waxahachie, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 43,480 ministers in Texas. Of these ministers, 290 were working in the greater Waxahachie area. Waxahachie's minister workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for ministers.
As a minister in Waxahachie, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,030 per year. This is lower than the average salary for ministers in the state.