Theology in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Theology Programs in Minnesota


Each year, approximately 0.5% of Minnesota graduates receive degrees in theology. Thus, Minnesota's 27 theology schools put out approximately 972 theologists each year.

Top Schools

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a theology program. It is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities graduated 12 students from its theology program. The tuition rate at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was $12,288 per year.

Carleton College, which was ranked 17th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a theology program. It is located in Northfield. 11 students graduated with degree in theology from Carleton College in 2010. Students at Carleton College paid $41,304 per year in tuition fees.

Macalester College, which is located in Saint Paul, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a theology program. It received a ranking of 21st in the country in 2010. 3 students graduated with degree in theology from Macalester College in 2010. Macalester College charged in-state students $40,046 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Theology schools in Minnesota, charge students an average tuition of $22,634 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $41,304 per year, or as little as $3,240 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Minnesota theology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Carleton College - located in Northfield, students are charged $41,304 per year
  2. Macalester College - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $40,046 per year
  3. St. Olaf College - located in Northfield, students are charged $36,800 per year

The theology schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Minnesota were:

  1. Apostolic Bible Institute Inc - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $3,240 per year
  2. Martin Luther College - located in New Ulm, students are charged $10,990 per year
  3. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $12,288 per year

A theology degree from a Minnesota school... what next?

The highest percentage of theology graduates in Minnesota pursue careers as a theologist. 630 theologists were working in Minnesota in 2010. The Minnesota counties with the largest populations of theologists are:

  1. Anoka County - 460 theologists
  2. Brown County - 80 theologists
  3. Blue Earth County - 40 theologists

Salary

On average, theologists earn $60,300 per year. However, Minnesota theologists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $32,850 per year to more than $112,220 per year in 2010. On average a theologist earns the most in the following Minnesota counties:

  1. Brown County - $68,670 per year
  2. Anoka County - $56,700 per year

On average, theologists earns the least in the following Minnesota counties:

  1. Anoka County - $56,700 per year
  2. Brown County - $68,670 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Theology in Minnesota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Theology in Minnesota
  • Master's Degree in Theology in Minnesota
  • Doctoral Degree in Theology in Minnesota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,383 miles from location University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis MN 86.0842 32% 51,659
6,381 miles from location University of St Thomas Saint Paul MN 34.5939 31% 10,851
6,309 miles from location Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Winona MN 27.8242 32% 5,565
6,381 miles from location St. Catherine University Saint Paul MN 28.6143 29% 5,277
6,380 miles from location Hamline University Saint Paul MN 64.7288 24% 5,166
6,379 miles from location Bethel University Saint Paul MN 34.0074 45% 4,361
6,383 miles from location Augsburg College Minneapolis MN 62.9719 38% 4,010
6,324 miles from location The College of Saint Scholastica Duluth MN 67.6951 34% 3,746
6,382 miles from location St. Olaf College Northfield MN 37.979 35% 3,099
6,380 miles from location Northwestern College Saint Paul MN 29.2202 43% 3,070
6,379 miles from location Concordia University-Saint Paul Saint Paul MN 57.5595 30% 2,816
6,545 miles from location Concordia College at Moorhead Moorhead MN 31.2569 32% 2,811
6,421 miles from location Gustavus Adolphus College Saint Peter MN 36.7798 29% 2,536
6,434 miles from location College of Saint Benedict Saint Joseph MN 72.5322 40% 2,105
6,436 miles from location Saint Johns University Collegeville MN 71.6375 41% 2,021
6,381 miles from location Carleton College Northfield MN 83.3944 36% 2,009
6,380 miles from location Macalester College Saint Paul MN 78.5944 27% 1,996
6,384 miles from location North Central University Minneapolis MN 27.6803 100% 1,243
6,408 miles from location Crown College Saint Bonifacius MN 26.8246 49% 1,221
6,446 miles from location Martin Luther College New Ulm MN 33.347 76% 827
6,381 miles from location Luther Seminary Saint Paul MN 0.0972944 n/a 814
6,379 miles from location Bethel Seminary-St. Paul Saint Paul MN 0.0910791 n/a 762
6,423 miles from location Bethany Lutheran College Mankato MN 25.229 46% 646
6,382 miles from location United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities Saint Paul MN 0.0215147 n/a 180
6,348 miles from location Crossroads College Rochester MN 55.1684 100% 170
6,454 miles from location Oak Hills Christian College Bemidji MN 22.6432 86% 144
6,370 miles from location Apostolic Bible Institute Inc Saint Paul MN 22.4621 n/a 60
 

Curious what studying Theology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clergy + 690 $43,830 21.1%
2
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary + 630 $60,300 -12.5%
 

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