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Religious Studies at Charleston Southern University

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Religious Studies at Charleston Southern University

Every religious studies school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the religion program at Charleston Southern University stacks up to those at other schools.

CSU is located in Charleston, South Carolina and approximately 3,477 students attend the school each year. Of the 661 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Charleston Southern University in 2019, 21 of them were religious studies majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Religious Studies section at the bottom of this page.

CSU Religious Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Religion
  • Master’s Degree in Religion

CSU Religious Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the religion progam at CSU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The religion major at CSU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Religious Studies. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Religious Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 22
Most Focused Religious Studies Schools 82
Most Popular Religious Studies Master’s Degree Schools 112

In 2019, 1 student received their master’s degree in religion from CSU. This is the #112 most popular school for religion master’s degree candidates in the country.

Religion Student Demographics at CSU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the religion majors at Charleston Southern University.

CSU Religious Studies Bachelor’s Program

29% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 21 religion majors earned their bachelor's degree from CSU. Of these graduates, 71% were men and 29% were women.

CSU Gender Breakdown of Religious Studies Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in religion at CSU are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 6% more racial-ethnic minorities in its religion bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Charleston Southern University with a bachelor's in religion.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Religious Studies Majors at Charleston Southern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 14
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

CSU Religious Studies Master’s Program

100% Women
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 religion major earned their master's degree from CSU.

CSU Gender Breakdown of Religious Studies Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Charleston Southern University with a master's in religion.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Religious Studies Majors at Charleston Southern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

CSU also has a doctoral program available in religion. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Religion Grads May Go Into

A degree in religion can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for SC, the home state for Charleston Southern University.

Occupation Jobs in SC Average Salary in SC
Philosophy and Religion Professors 270 $68,370

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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