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Ministry Schools in Kentucky

There are six schools in the state of Kentucky offering ministry programs. 503 students graduated with degrees from Kentucky ministry schools in 2010. 475 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 14 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

513 students graduate from ministry programs in Kentucky, on average, each year. This accounts for 7% of students who US schools graduate from ministry programs. More specifically, 14 students graduated with ministry certificates, nine with a degree at the bachelor's level, 475 with a master's level degree, and five with a doctorate level degree.

Six ministry schools are in this state. Out of these, six schools are private. Tuition at a private ministry school varies from $13,370 to $23,303.

Average tuition for ministry programs is $19,876. While the highest tuition for ministry programs, which is $23,303 each year, is at Asbury University, the lowest tuition in Kentucky is at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Kentucky schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in ministry.

Ministry Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

513 students graduate from ministry programs in Kentucky, on average, each year. This accounts for 7% of students who US schools graduate from ministry programs. More specifically, 14 students graduated with ministry certificates, nine with a degree at the bachelor's level, 475 with a master's level degree, and five with a doctorate level degree.

Ministry Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 14
  • Bachelor 2006: 18
  • Bachelor 2007: 16
  • Bachelor 2008: 17
  • Bachelor 2009: 13
  • Bachelor 2010: 9
  • Master 2006: 7
  • Master 2007: 4
  • Master 2008: 23
  • Master 2009: 42
  • Master 2010: 475
  • Doctorate 2006: 373
  • Doctorate 2007: 382
  • Doctorate 2008: 483
  • Doctorate 2009: 398
  • Doctorate 2010: 5

Ministry Program Availability in Kentucky

Schools in this state offer a total of 14 programs in ministry. Of these programs, close to 64.3% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Ministry Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Certificate: 2
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 1

Clergy — Salary by Percentile

Clergy — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26430
  • 25th Percentile: 37990
  • Median: 47270
  • 75th Percentile: 56190
  • 90th Percentile: 70280

Religious Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Religious Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 24905
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Clergy — Employment Trend

Clergy — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39190
  • Median Salary 2007: 41360
  • Median Salary 2008: 45020
  • Median Salary 2009: 46390
  • Median Salary 2010: 47270
  • Total Employed 2006: 330
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 330
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Religious Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Religious Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22570
  • Median Salary 2007: 23340
  • Median Salary 2008: 24310
  • Median Salary 2009: 24765
  • Median Salary 2010: 24905
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Kentucky vs National Ministry Employment

Kentucky vs National Ministry Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 0.541% (270)

Ministry Schools in Kentucky

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1. The Lexington Theological Seminary

631 S Limestone
Lexington, KY 40508-3288
(859) 252-0361

The Lexington Theological Seminary offers one program in ministry and it is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 61 students seek degrees in three programs at LTS. LTS is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering ministry programs.

2. The Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary

1044 Alta Vista Rd
Louisville, KY 40205-1798
(502) 895-3411

The Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary is near the heart of downtown. Louisville Seminary offers two programs in ministry. More specifically, this school offers students one degree at the master's level in ministry and one ministry degree at the doctorate level. This school is a 4-year institution. Louisville Seminary is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering ministry programs.

3. Kentucky Christian University

100 Academic Pkwy
Grayson, KY 41143-1199
(606) 474-3000

Kentucky Christian University is located in Grayson, KY and KCU offers one ministry program. Overall, 651 students pursue degrees in 21 programs at this school. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in ministry.

4. The Asbury Theological Seminary

204 N Lexington Ave
Wilmore, KY 40390-1199
(859) 858-3581

The Asbury Theological Seminary is located in town of Wilmore, Kentucky. It offers two ministry programs. Students are offered two degrees at the master's level in ministry by it. Ashbury Seminary is a 4-year institution. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering ministry.

5. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

2825 Lexington Rd
Louisville, KY 40280-0001
(800) 626-5525

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Louisville, KY. This school offers seven programs in ministry. Out of those, students are offered two ministry certificates by SBTS and five master's level degrees in ministry. Overall, 2,913 students seek degrees in 27 SBTS programs. It is the oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in ministry.

6. Asbury University

1 Macklem Dr
Wilmore, KY 40390-1198
(859) 858-3511

Asbury University is located in town of Wilmore, Kentucky and it offers one program in ministry. Overall, 1,623 students pursue degrees in 56 programs at this liberal arts college. Ashbury is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering ministry in terms of programs.