Ministry Schools In Connecticut

Connecticut has 2 accredited ministry schools where ministry faculty who teach ministry classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in ministry in the state of Connecticut, which encompasses ministry training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Ministry
  • PhD degree in Ministry


  1. Holy Apostles College and Seminary

    33 Prospect Hill Rd, Cromwell, Connecticut 06416-2005

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

    3 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Ministry Employment

Connecticut 450
National 59,660

Of all of the ministry professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Ministry professionals In Connecticut

360 330 380 420 450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Ministry is a growing field in Connecticut. 90 more ministry professionals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of ministry professionals has grown by 25%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of ministry professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of ministry professionals has grown by 13% from 2006 to 2010.

Ministry VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$25,215 $49,905 $48,600 $51,035 $48,595
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of ministry professionals is growing, the salaries paid to ministry professionals are increasing in Connecticut. In 2006 ministry professionals made a mean salary of $25,215 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,595 per year.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Connecticut

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, ministry professionals' salaries grew by 48% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 279% pay differential between the highest paid ministry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of ministry in Connecticut.

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Connecticut

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In Connecticut, ministry professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Ministry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited ministry schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In 2006, 72 students graduated from ministry courses in Connecticut. And in 2010, 63 students graduated.

Thus there was a 12% percent decrease in the number of ministry school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a doctor's degree in ministry.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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