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Religious Studies Schools in Connecticut

101 students earned Religion degrees in Connecticut in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Religious Studies is the 106th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Religious Studies Majors in Connecticut

Religion majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 46
Bachelor’s Degree 36
Post-Master’s Certificate 12
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 12
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

In Connecticut, a religion major is more popular with men than with women.

Religious Studies Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of religion majors in Connecticut is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.0%
  • Black or African American: 12.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 52.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 10.9%
  • Other Races: 11.9%
Religious Studies Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Religious Studies Grads in Connecticut

There are 670 people in the state and 32,950 people in the nation working in religion jobs.

Religious Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Religious Studies Jobs in Connecticut

A typical salary for a religion grad in the state is $74,880, compared to a typical salary of $82,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Connecticut that offer religion degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

#1

Yale University

New Haven
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
13,433 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $56,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 60% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 74%.

#2

Hartford Seminary

Hartford
30 Degrees in Major Awarded

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 2.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
546 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 5 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 54%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.80%.

#4

Wesleyan University

Middletown
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
3,217 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $26,291. It takes the average student 4.05 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,100 a year.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,485 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,300 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 28%.

#6

Trinity College

Hartford
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
2,235 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. 58% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.07 years.

#7

Connecticut College

New London
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
1,844 Total Students

71% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $32,606. 87% of students get financical aid.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
8,958 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 33%. An average student at Sacred Heart will pay a net price of $41,066.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,412 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years. The full-time teacher rate is 67%. 74% of students get financical aid.

#9

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,465 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,508. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

#9

Fairfield University

Fairfield
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
5,273 Total Students

In their early career, Fairfield U grads earn an average salary of $55,500. It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

#9

University of Hartford

West Hartford
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,770 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,400 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years.

Religious Studies Careers in CT

Some of the careers religion majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Philosophy and Religion Professors 8% $71,400
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 5% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to religion.

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Philosophy 194
Other Philosophy & Religion 1

View all majors related to Religious Studies

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