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Religious Education Schools in Pennsylvania

21 Religious Ed students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Religious Education is the 265th most popular major in the state out of a total 328 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Religious Education Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 15
Master’s Degree 5
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Religious Education Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 95.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Religious Education Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Religious Education Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 2,530 people in the state and 44,800 people in the nation working in religious ed jobs.

Religious Education Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Religious Education Jobs in Pennsylvania

Religious Ed grads earn an average of $40,980 in the state and $46,980 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer religious ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

#1

Messiah University

Mechanicsburg
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
3,375 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $26,919. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
9,274 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 51%. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
305 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. 52% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,611 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,221.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
659 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,800 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years.

Religious Education Careers in PA

Some of the careers religious ed majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Philosophy and Religion Professors 10% $74,380
Religious Activities and Education Directors 2% $33,760

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Theological & Ministerial Studies 567
Biblical Studies 279
Pastoral Specialized Ministries 160
Missionary Studies 46
Other Theology & Religion 15
Sacred Music 6

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View Nationwide Religious Education Report

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