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Religious Education Schools in Virginia

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

As a degree choice, Religious Education is the 180th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Religious Education Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 40
Bachelor’s Degree 4
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Religious Education Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 13.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 66.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 13.3%
Religious Education Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Religious Education Grads in Virginia

1,350 people in the state and 44,800 in the nation are employed in jobs related to religious ed.

Religious Education Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Religious Education Jobs in Virginia

In this state, religious ed grads earn an average of $53,240. Nationwide, they make an average of $46,980.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Virginia that offer religious ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


Liberty University

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
85,586 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $32,100 after graduation. An average student at Liberty University will pay a net price of $27,883. The 9.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
165 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.00%.


Virginia Baptist College

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
100% Graduation Rate
225 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $12,694.


Regent University

Virginia Beach
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
10,365 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,400 after graduation. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,403. 76% of the teachers are full time.

Religious Education Careers in VA

Some of the careers religious ed majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Religious Activities and Education Directors 19% $46,600
Philosophy and Religion Professors 16% $63,840

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Theological & Ministerial Studies 1,892
Biblical Studies 214
Pastoral Specialized Ministries 189
Sacred Music 71
Other Theology & Religion 2
Missionary Studies 1

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