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Ministry Schools In Kentucky

There are 6 accredited ministry schools in Kentucky for faculty who teach ministry classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in ministry in the state of Kentucky, which encompasses ministry training at the following levels:


  1. Asbury University

    1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390-1198

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  2. Asbury Theological Seminary

    204 N Lexington Ave, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390-1199

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  3. Kentucky Christian University

    100 Academic Pkwy, Grayson, Kentucky 41143-1199

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  4. Lexington Theological Seminary

    631 S Limestone, Lexington, Kentucky 40508-3288

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  5. Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary

    1044 Alta Vista Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-1798

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  6. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

    2825 Lexington Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40280-0001

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Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Ministry Employment

Kentucky 240
National 59,660

Of all of the ministry professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Ministry professionals In Kentucky

330 330 330 270 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Ministry is a shrinking field in Kentucky. In 2010 there were 90 less ministry professionals working in Kentucky than there were in 2006. This represents a 27% decline in the field. This decline 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 Kentucky

$39,630 $42,520 $46,450 $47,350 $47,550
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of ministry professionals is declining, the salaries earned by ministry professionals are increasing. In 2006 ministry professionals made a mean salary of $39,630 per year, and in 2010 they made $47,550 per year.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Kentucky

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This represents a 17% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Kentucky state, within the field of ministry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid ministry professionals earn 166% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Kentucky

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In Kentucky, ministry professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of ministry professionals is decreasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited ministry schools in Kentucky state is increasing. In 2006, 398 students graduated from ministry courses in Kentucky. And in 2010, 488 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of ministry school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky by 23%. A majority of these graduates, or 69%, graduated with a master's degree in ministry.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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The number of ministry faculty, growth in the field of ministry academia and ministry faculty salaries in Kentucky, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching ministry courses to students at the certificate in ministry, bachelors degree in ministry, masters degree in ministry, and doctoral degree in ministry levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of ministry in Kentucky. A summary of the information we have collected thus far will appear once you submit your information.

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