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1,305 yearly degrees
#237 in popularity

Theology and religious vocations (other) is a major that typically falls into the Theology & Religious Vocations category.

There are 18 programs available throughout the country that offer an associate’s degree in religious vocations, 64 that offer a bachelor’s degree, and 51 that offer a master’s degree. There are also at least 23 schools in the nation where you can get your doctorate degree in the field.

Who Is Getting a Religious Vocations Degree?

Theology and religious vocations (other) is one of the least chosen majors in the country, ranked #211 in popularity. About 400 students graduated with a bachelor’s degree in the field in 2017. According to recent stats this major attracts about equal numbers of men and women. Roughly 45.7% of the graduates are women, and 54.3% are men.

Racial Distribution

At the countrywide level, the racial distribution of religious vocations majors is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 30.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.2%
  • White: 56.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1%
  • Other Races: 4.7%
Other Theology & Religion Majors Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in religious vocations. About 1% of those graduating in 2017 were international students. The most popular countries sending religious vocations majors to the U.S. are South Korea, Canada and United Kingdom.

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Online Other Theology & Religion Programs

There are 64 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in theology and religious vocations (other), with 20 of them offering at least some courses online.

Online learners must listen or watch video lectures, participate in group chats or forums, submit papers and assignments electronically, take tests, and meet deadlines.

Online learners benefit from being able to watch lectures remotely and complete coursework on their schedule, but they also take longer to graduate than average and are more likely to dropout.


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