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Schools Offering Ministry Programs in Arkansas

Each year, approximately 0.0% of Arkansas graduates receive degrees in ministry. In other words, every year an estimated 31 ministers graduate from Arkansas' 2 ministry schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arkansas that has a ministry program is Harding University. Harding University, which was ranked 33rd in the country in 2010, is located in Searcy. 24 students graduated with a degree in ministry from Harding University in 2010. The tuition rate at Harding University was $14,040 per year.

The second-ranked school in Arkansas with a ministry program is John Brown University, which is located in Siloam Springs. In 2010, it was ranked 33rd nationwide. In 2010, 7 students graduated from John Brown University ministry program. Tuition at John Brown University was $19,770 per year.


Tuition at Arkansas' ministry schools ranges from $19,770 per year to $14,040 per year. But, the average tuition is $16,905 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Arkansas ministry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. John Brown University - located in Siloam Springs, students are charged $19,770 per year
  2. Harding University - located in Searcy, students are charged $14,040 per year

The following Arkansas ministry schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Harding University - located in Searcy, students are charged $14,040 per year
  2. John Brown University - located in Siloam Springs, students are charged $19,770 per year

A ministry degree from an Arkansas school... what next?

Most people who graduate from ministry school in Arkansas go on to work as a minister. In 2010, there were 210 ministers working in Arkansas. The Arkansas counties with the largest populations of ministers are:

  1. Faulkner County - 60 ministers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of ministers in Arkansas will grow by 12%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,730 ministers working in Arkansas.


A minister in Arkansas earns $39,210 per year on average. However, Arkansas ministers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $25,700 per year to more than $78,730 per year in 2010. The following counties in Arkansas have the highest average salaries for ministers:

  1. Faulkner County - $42,880 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arkansas 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Ministry in Arkansas
  • Master's Degree in Ministry in Arkansas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Clergy 210 $39,210 40.0%

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