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Religious Education Schools in Illinois

199 students earned Religious Ed degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Religious Education is the 142nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Religious Education Majors in Illinois

Religious Ed majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 158
Master’s Degree 35
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a religious ed major is more popular with women than with men.

Religious Education Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of religious ed majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.0%
  • White: 60.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.5%
  • Other Races: 20.1%
Religious Education Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Religious Education Grads in Illinois

In this state, there are 2,610 people employed in jobs related to a religious ed degree, compared to 44,800 nationwide.

Religious Education Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Religious Education Jobs in Illinois

Religious Ed grads earn an average of $43,930 in the state and $46,980 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Illinois that offer religious ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
3,086 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $19,718. Graduates earn an average $27,000 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
1,775 Total Students

36% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.22 years. In their early career, TIU Illinois grads earn an average salary of $32,300.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
2,944 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,180. Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.90%.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
4,655 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,007. It takes the average student 4.21 years to graduate.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
6,005 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.60%.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
2,900 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,400 a year. The student loan default rate is 5.40% which is lower than average.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
17,007 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $34,024. The student loan default rate of 3.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
714 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,300 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

Religious Education Careers in IL

Some of the careers religious ed majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Religious Activities and Education Directors 4% $40,900
Philosophy and Religion Professors 2% $75,270

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Theological & Ministerial Studies 864
Pastoral Specialized Ministries 315
Biblical Studies 266
Missionary Studies 143
Other Theology & Religion 50
Sacred Music 35

View all majors related to Religious Education

View Nationwide Religious Education Report

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