Ministry in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Ministry Programs in Connecticut


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Connecticut students graduate with degrees in ministry. That means an estimated 63 ministers graduate from Connecticut's 2 ministry schools each year.

Top Schools

Yale University, which was ranked 2nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a ministry program. It is located in New Haven. 52 students graduated with a degree in ministry from Yale University in 2010. Yale University charged in-state students $38,300 in tuition fees per year.

Holy Apostles College and Seminary, which is located in Cromwell, is the second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a ministry program. It received a ranking of 88th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Holy Apostles College and Seminary ministry program. Students at Holy Apostles College and Seminary paid $9,600 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Connecticut's ministry schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $23,950 per year, though tuition can range from $38,300 per year to $9,600 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Connecticut ministry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Yale University - located in New Haven, students are charged $38,300 per year
  2. Holy Apostles College and Seminary - located in Cromwell, students are charged $9,600 per year

The ministry schools in Connecticut that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Holy Apostles College and Seminary - located in Cromwell, students are charged $9,600 per year
  2. Yale University - located in New Haven, students are charged $38,300 per year

A ministry degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

Most people who graduate from ministry school in Connecticut go on to work as a minister. In 2010, there were 370 ministers working in Connecticut. In Connecticut, the largest numbers of ministers work in the following counties:

  1. Middlesex County - 120 ministers
  2. Hartford County - 110 ministers
  3. Fairfield County - 60 ministers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of ministers in Connecticut will grow by 8%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 360 ministers working in Connecticut.

Salary

On average, a minister earns a salary of $53,020 per year in Connecticut state. However, Connecticut ministers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,340 per year to more than $83,910 per year in 2010. On average a minister earns the most in the following Connecticut counties:

  1. Middlesex County - $57,510 per year
  2. Fairfield County - $54,440 per year
  3. Hartford County - $45,900 per year

A minister in the following counties in Connecticut make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Hartford County - $45,900 per year
  2. Fairfield County - $54,440 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $57,510 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Connecticut statistics regarding a career in ministry and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as christian counseling or theology.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Master's Degree in Ministry in Connecticut
  • Doctoral Degree in Ministry in Connecticut

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,344 miles from location Yale University New Haven CT 98.1624 68% 11,593
5,334 miles from location Holy Apostles College and Seminary Cromwell CT 11.5451 100% 317
 

Curious what studying Ministry gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Connecticut

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clergy + 370 $53,020 15.6%
2
Directors, Religious Activities and Education + 80 $44,170 100.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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