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Theology Schools In Mississippi

Theology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 11 accredited theology schools in Mississippi. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of theology and theology training in Mississippi, which includes theology training at the following levels:


  1. Belhaven University

    1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

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  2. Blue Mountain College

    201 W Main St, Blue Mountain, Mississippi 38610-9509

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  3. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  4. Millsaps College

    1701 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39210-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  8. Southeastern Baptist College

    4229 Hwy 15 N, Laurel, Mississippi 39440-9989

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  9. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

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  10. Wesley Biblical Seminary

    787 E. Northside Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39286

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  11. William Carey University

    498 Tuscan Ave, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401-5499

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Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Theology Employment

Mississippi 350
National 64,070

Of all of the theology professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Theology professionals In Mississippi

270 270 310 320 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, the field of theology is growing. In Mississippi, 80 more theology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 30% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for theology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of theology professionals has grown by 15% between 2006 and 2010.

Theology VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$47,395 $48,245 $45,935 $46,945 $45,225
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Theology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of theology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to theology professionals are decreasing in Mississippi. In 2006 theology professionals made a mean salary of $47,395 per year, and in 2010 they made $45,225 per year.

Salary percentiles for Theology professionals in Mississippi

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This represents a decline in salaries of 5%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of theology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid theology professionals earning 159% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Mississippi state.

Average Salaries for Theology professionals and related professions in Mississippi

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Theology professionals in Mississippi earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Theology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Mississippi


As the number of theology professionals is increasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited theology schools in Mississippi state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 110 theology graduates from theology courses in Mississippi and in 2010 there were 109 graduates.

Thus there was a 1% percent decrease in the number of theology school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned an bachelor's degree in theology.

Theology Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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