Theology in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Theology Programs in Mississippi


Around 0.2% of Mississippi's graduates graduate from theology degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 109 theologists graduate from Mississippi's 11 theology schools.

Top Schools

University of Mississippi Main Campus, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a theology program. It is located in University. 5 students graduated with a degree in theology from University of Mississippi Main Campus in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Mississippi Main Campus was $5,436 per year.

University of Southern Mississippi, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a theology program. It is located in Hattiesburg. In 2010, 7 students graduated from University of Southern Mississippi theology program. Students at University of Southern Mississippi paid $5,452 per year in tuition fees.

Millsaps College, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a theology program. It is located in Jackson. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Millsaps College theology program. Students at Millsaps College paid $27,812 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Mississippi's theology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $8,869 per year, though tuition can range from $27,812 per year to $1,680 per year. The Mississippi theology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Millsaps College - located in Jackson, students are charged $27,812 per year
  2. Belhaven University - located in Jackson, students are charged $17,700 per year
  3. Mississippi College - located in Clinton, students are charged $13,530 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Mississippi theology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Itawamba Community College - located in Fulton, students are charged $1,680 per year
  2. Northeast Mississippi Community College - located in Booneville, students are charged $2,130 per year
  3. Southeastern Baptist College - located in Laurel, students are charged $4,550 per year

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

A large number of Mississippi theology graduates become theologists. Mississippi had 110 theologists in 2010. The Mississippi counties with the largest populations of theologists are:

  1. Copiah County - 50 theologists

Salary

A theologist in Mississippi makes an average of $56,360 per year. In 2010, however, some Mississippi theologists earned as little as less than $30,750 per year or as much as more than $110,820 per year. The counties in Mississippi with the highest average salary for a theologist are:

  1. Copiah County - $61,510 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Mississippi 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 Mississippi
  • Bachelor's Degree in Theology in Mississippi
  • Master's Degree in Theology in Mississippi

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,198 miles from location University of Mississippi Main Campus University MS 33.9448 38% 15,932
6,185 miles from location University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg MS 30.4339 56% 15,300
6,134 miles from location Itawamba Community College Fulton MS 18.9111 n/a 7,596
6,244 miles from location Mississippi College Clinton MS 26.5242 44% 4,796
6,143 miles from location Northeast Mississippi Community College Booneville MS 17.6045 n/a 3,633
6,183 miles from location William Carey University Hattiesburg MS 23.6782 32% 3,248
6,235 miles from location Belhaven University Jackson MS 28.6922 87% 2,883
6,235 miles from location Millsaps College Jackson MS 29.4926 29% 1,117
6,170 miles from location Blue Mountain College Blue Mountain MS 20.2263 n/a 505
6,234 miles from location Wesley Biblical Seminary Jackson MS 0.0770528 n/a 116
6,175 miles from location Southeastern Baptist College Laurel MS 28.9819 n/a 79
 

Curious what studying Theology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clergy + 240 $34,090 41.2%
2
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary + 110 $56,360 0.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are theology related jobs in Mississippi