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Theological & Ministerial Studies Schools in Kentucky

707 students earned Theology degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Theological & Ministerial Studies is the 29th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Theological & Ministerial Studies Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 477
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 134
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 134
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 134
Bachelor’s Degree 71
Post-Master’s Certificate 13
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13
Associate’s Degree 9
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3

Gender Distribution

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

Theological & Ministerial Studies Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 5.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.5%
  • White: 76.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.5%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
Theological & Ministerial Studies Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Theological & Ministerial Studies Grads in Kentucky

There are 760 people in the state and 82,520 people in the nation working in theology jobs.

Theological & Ministerial Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Theological & Ministerial Studies Jobs in Kentucky

A typical salary for a theology grad in the state is $48,910, compared to a typical salary of $53,290 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Kentucky that offer theology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

418 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
4,121 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 57% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

214 Degrees in Major Awarded

The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. In their early career, Asbury Seminary grads earn an average salary of $39,000.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded

The student loan default rate is 2.70% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#4

Campbellsville University

Campbellsville
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
11,470 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,300 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $17,872. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded

The 1.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 23%.

#6

Asbury University

Wilmore
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,940 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,700 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
681 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
71 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $12,365. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

#9

Bellarmine University

Louisville
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
3,369 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

#9

Brescia University

Owensboro
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
1,015 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.61 years. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Graduates earn an average $29,700 after graduation.

Theological & Ministerial Studies Careers in KY

Some of the careers theology majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Philosophy and Religion Professors 10% $62,900
Clergy 10% $47,550

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Biblical Studies 116
Missionary Studies 92
Pastoral Specialized Ministries 85
Religious Education 60
Sacred Music 16
Other Theology & Religion 4

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