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Ministry Schools In North Carolina

There are 10 accredited ministry schools in North Carolina for faculty who teach ministry classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of ministry and ministry training in North Carolina, which includes ministry training at the following levels:


  1. Campbell University

    450 Leslie Campbell Ave, Buies Creek, North Carolina 27506

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

    103 Allen Bldg, Durham, North Carolina 27708

    10 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Gardner-Webb University

    Main St, Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017-0997

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. John Wesley College

    2314 North Centennial Street, High Point, North Carolina 27265-3197

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Pfeiffer University

    48380 Hwy 52n, Misenheimer, North Carolina 28109-0960

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Piedmont Baptist College and Graduate School

    420 S. Broad St., Winston Salem, North Carolina 27101

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Mid-Atlantic Christian University

    715 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27909-4054

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Shaw University

    118 East South Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Wake Forest University

    1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27106

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Apex School of Theology

    2945 South Miami Blvd Ste 114, Durham, North Carolina 27703

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Ministry Employment

North Carolina 810
National 59,660

Approximately 1% of the country's ministry professionals work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Ministry professionals In North Carolina

570 610 570 630 810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Ministry is a growing field in North Carolina. In North Carolina, 240 more ministry professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of ministry professionals has grown by 42%. This is faster than the trend for ministry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of ministry professionals has grown by 13% between 2006 and 2010.

Ministry VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$48,885 $54,330 $48,995 $48,260 $51,020
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In North Carolina, as the number of ministry professionals is growing, the salaries earned by ministry professionals are increasing. Ministry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $48,885 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $51,020 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in North Carolina

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Thus, ministry professionals' salaries grew by 4% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of North Carolina, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of ministry. The pay differential between the highest paid ministry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 218%

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in North Carolina

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In North Carolina, ministry professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Ministry programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina


The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited ministry schools in North Carolina is decreasing. In North Carolina, there were 278 graduates in 2006. And there were 271 graduates from ministry courses in 2010.

This represents a 3% decrease in the number of ministry degree or certificate school graduates in North Carolina state. 40% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in ministry.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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