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Theological & Ministerial Studies Schools in California

1,249 Theology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Theological & Ministerial Studies is the 105th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Theological & Ministerial Studies Majors in California

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 828
Bachelor’s Degree 171
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 149
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 149
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 149
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 46
Post-Master’s Certificate 44
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 44
Associate’s Degree 11

Gender Distribution

In California, a theology major is more popular with men than with women.

Theological & Ministerial Studies Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of theology majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 12.5%
  • Black or African American: 7.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.2%
  • White: 47.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 14.0%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
Theological & Ministerial Studies Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Theological & Ministerial Studies Grads in California

There are 8,840 people in the state and 82,520 people in the nation working in theology jobs.

Theological & Ministerial Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Theological & Ministerial Studies Jobs in California

Theology grads earn an average of $67,140 in the state and $53,290 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 47 colleges in California that offer theology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

364 Degrees in Major Awarded

The student loan default rate is 2.40% which is lower than average. 91% of the teachers are full time.

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
2,057 Total Students

The 1.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. 98% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,253 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. In their early career, Hope grads earn an average salary of $29,700. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

Biola University

La Mirada
68 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
6,109 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,500 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,095 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 3.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.32 years.

#6

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara
44 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
8,642 Total Students

The 0.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.09 years to graduate. 64% of the teachers are full time.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded

The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded

42% of the teachers are full time.

#9

Epic Bible College

Sacramento
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
155 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years.

#10

World Mission University

Los Angeles
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
348 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $18,545. The full-time teacher rate is 69%. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

Theological & Ministerial Studies Careers in CA

Some of the careers theology majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Philosophy and Religion Professors 17% $94,300
Clergy 9% $61,990
Religious Workers 7% $30,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Biblical Studies 350
Pastoral Specialized Ministries 214
Other Theology & Religion 153
Missionary Studies 128
Religious Education 83
Sacred Music 24

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