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Religious Studies Schools in Wisconsin

82 students earned Religion degrees in Wisconsin in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Religious Studies is the 151st most popular major in the state out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Religious Studies Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 47
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 26
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Religious Studies Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.1%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.9%
  • White: 80.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.7%
  • Other Races: 4.9%
Religious Studies Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Religious Studies Grads in Wisconsin

There are 480 people in the state and 32,950 people in the nation working in religion jobs.

Religious Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Religious Studies Jobs in Wisconsin

Religion grads earn an average of $69,580 in the state and $82,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in Wisconsin that offer religion degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.30% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 62% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

#2

Marquette University

Milwaukee
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
11,605 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $29,693. The 2.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $50,600 a year.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
11,604 Total Students

The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $38,500 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
16,410 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,695. 82% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.81 years to complete their degree at UW Oshkosh.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,228 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.20%. The full-time teacher rate is 82%.

#5

Carthage College

Kenosha
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,872 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.16 years to complete their degree at Carthage. The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
1,463 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 83% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years. An average student at Lawrence U will pay a net price of $24,801.

#7

Beloit College

Beloit
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
1,275 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $14,877.

#7

Carroll University

Waukesha
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
3,352 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,943.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
27,012 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 65%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The average student takes 4.86 years to complete their degree at UWM.

Religious Studies Careers in WI

Some of the careers religion majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Philosophy and Religion Professors 7% $66,960
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 7% $65,380

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Philosophy 186
General Philosophy & Religion 2

View all majors related to Religious Studies

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