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Religious Education at Wheaton College Illinois

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Religious Education at Wheaton College Illinois

Religious Education is one of the majors in the theology & religious vocations program at Wheaton College Illinois.

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, average starting salaries, and more. Also, learn how Wheaton College Illinois ranks among other schools offering degrees in religious ed.

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Religious Education Degrees Available at Wheaton College Illinois

Wheaton College Illinois Religious Ed Rankings

The bachelor's program at Wheaton College Illinois was ranked #9 on College Factual's Best Schools for religious ed list. It is also ranked #1 in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Religious Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 1
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Religious Education 5
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Religious Education 9
Best Religious Education Master’s Degree Schools 11
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Religious Education 11
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Religious Education 17
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Religious Education 18
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Religious Education 20

Popularity of Religious Ed at Wheaton College Illinois

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Wheaton College Illinois handed out 23 bachelor's degrees in religious education. Due to this, the school was ranked #7 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 15% over the previous year when 20 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 19 students received their master’s degree in religious ed from Wheaton College Illinois. This makes it the #7 most popular school for religious ed master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Religious Ed Graduates from Wheaton College Illinois Make?

Salary of Religious Ed Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of religious ed students who receive their bachelor's degree at Wheaton College Illinois is $22,400. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $23,900 for all religious ed students.

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How Much Student Debt Do Religious Ed Graduates from Wheaton College Illinois Have?

Student Debt of Religious Ed Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Wheaton College Illinois, religious ed students borrow a median amount of $22,179 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all religious ed bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $27,000.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the religious ed program at Wheaton College Illinois is $230 per month.

Wheaton College Illinois Religious Ed Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the religious ed majors at Wheaton College Illinois.

Wheaton College Illinois Religious Education Bachelor’s Program

Of the 23 religious ed students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2019-2020 from Wheaton College Illinois, about 43% were men and 57% were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 78% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Wheaton College Illinois with a bachelor's in religious ed.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 18
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Wheaton College Illinois Religious Education Master’s Program

The religious ed program at Wheaton College Illinois awarded 16 master's degrees in 2019-2020. About 38% of these degrees went to men with the other 63% going to women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at Wheaton College Illinois are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 75% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Wheaton College Illinois with a master's in religious ed.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 12
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Theological & Ministerial Studies 38
Missionary Studies 34
Biblical Studies 23

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