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Religious Studies Schools in Minnesota

168 Religion students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Religious Studies is the 103rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Religious Studies Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 115
Master’s Degree 53

Gender Distribution

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

Religious Studies Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 2.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 79.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.0%
  • Other Races: 4.2%
Religious Studies Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Religious Studies Grads in Minnesota

There are 800 people in the state and 32,950 people in the nation working in religion jobs.

Religious Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Religious Studies Jobs in Minnesota

Religion grads earn an average of $74,360 in the state and $82,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Minnesota that offer religion degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
10,035 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $45,400 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $28,904.

#2

Crown College

Saint Bonifacius
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
1,510 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.30%. In their early career, Crown grads earn an average salary of $30,300. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

#3

St Olaf College

Northfield
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
3,048 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 71%. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#4

Carleton College

Northfield
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
2,097 Total Students

80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private institution charges an average net price of $30,210. The 1.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
3,692 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,100 a year. The average student takes 4.12 years to complete their degree at Bethel University Minnesota. The student loan default rate of 2.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
5,560 Total Students

In their early career, SMU MN grads earn an average salary of $38,300. The full-time teacher rate is 23%. The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at SMU MN.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
2,241 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $41,700 after graduation. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Gustavus Adolphus. The student loan default rate is 1.40% which is lower than average.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,734 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $41,800 after graduation. A typical student attending UMN Twin Cities will pay a net price of $17,479. The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UMN Twin Cities.

#9

Macalester College

Saint Paul
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
2,174 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. This private school has an average net price of $25,783.

#9

Hamline University

Saint Paul
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,526 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%. Graduates earn an average $39,600 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate.

Religious Studies Careers in MN

Some of the careers religion majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Philosophy and Religion Professors 6% $69,760
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 4% $76,500

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Philosophy 218

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