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Religious Studies Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 72 students earned their Religion degrees in WA.

As a degree choice, Religious Studies is the 159th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Religious Studies Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 69
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Religious Studies Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 12.5%
  • Black or African American: 13.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.6%
  • White: 61.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 6.9%
Religious Studies Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Religious Studies Grads in Washington

There are 570 people in the state and 32,950 people in the nation working in religion jobs.

Religious Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Religious Studies Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a religion grad in the state is $73,820, compared to a typical salary of $82,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Washington that offer religion degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
100% Graduation Rate
196 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $19,016. The full-time teacher rate is 35%.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
2,776 Total Students

The 2.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 97%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,087.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
2,666 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $36,075. The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,400 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 79%. In their early career, UW Seattle grads earn an average salary of $44,900.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,207 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.40% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at PLU. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

#5

Walla Walla University

College Place
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
1,854 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.10% which is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.70 years to graduate.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
7,563 Total Students

In their early career, Gonzaga grads earn an average salary of $47,100. 57% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

#8

Whitman College

Walla Walla
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
1,475 Total Students

9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $32,627.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,291 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. An average student at Seattle U will pay a net price of $34,947.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
1,607 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.80%.

Religious Studies Careers in WA

Some of the careers religion majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 21% $65,090
Philosophy and Religion Professors 17% $67,040

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Philosophy 220
General Philosophy & Religion 12
Other Philosophy & Religion 2

View all majors related to Religious Studies

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