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Religious Studies Schools in Virginia

1,051 students earned Religion degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Religious Studies is the 35th most popular major in the state out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Religious Studies Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 916
Associate’s Degree 101
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 24
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 24
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 24
Master’s Degree 9
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Religious Studies Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 13.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.7%
  • White: 50.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 29.7%
Religious Studies Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Religious Studies Grads in Virginia

1,090 people in the state and 32,950 in the nation are employed in jobs related to religion.

Religious Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Religious Studies Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a religion grad in the state is $72,280, compared to a typical salary of $82,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in Virginia that offer religion degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

#1

Liberty University

Lynchburg
895 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
79,152 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The student loan default rate is 9.00% which is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $27,883.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
24,639 Total Students

The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. 59% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending University of Virginia will pay a net price of $20,281.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
8,817 Total Students

The average student takes 4.08 years to complete their degree at William & Mary. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $16,383.

#3

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
34,683 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 67% of students receive it. The 1.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $20,964.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
30,697 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 62%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $21,313.

#6

Regent University

Virginia Beach
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
9,889 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 42 to 1. The student loan default rate is 5.60% which is lower than average.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
1,488 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,200 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $26,264. The 4.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
5% Graduation Rate
298 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,012. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.69 years.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
2,014 Total Students

An average student at Roanoke will pay a net price of $26,256. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,246 Total Students

The 9.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,182. Most students complete their degree in 4.38 years.

#10

Hollins University

Roanoke
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
805 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.00% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,762.

#10

Virginia Wesleyan University

Virginia Beach
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
1,437 Total Students

69% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,311. It takes the average student 4.17 years to graduate.

Religious Studies Careers in VA

Some of the careers religion majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Philosophy and Religion Professors 16% $63,840
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 14% $66,220

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Philosophy 205
Other Philosophy & Religion 48

View all majors related to Religious Studies

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