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

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