Best Colleges with Divinity/ministry Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Divinity/ministry, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Divinity/ministry is a popular major and can be found at many different colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Divinity/ministry degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Divinity/ministry degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Divinity/ministry.

The Best Divinity/ministry Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Liberty University Lynchburg, VA

Liberty University offers 1 Divinity/ministry Degree program. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 523 students graduated in the study area of Divinity/ministry with students earning 523 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
2 Duke University Durham, NC

Duke University offers 3 Divinity/ministry Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 157 students graduated in the study area of Divinity/ministry with students earning 133 Master's degrees, and 24 Certificates degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
3 The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Louisville, KY

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary offers 1 Divinity/ministry Degree program. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 217 students graduated in the study area of Divinity/ministry with students earning 217 Master's degrees.

4 Yale University New Haven, CT

Yale University offers 2 Divinity/ministry Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 59 students graduated in the study area of Divinity/ministry with students earning 59 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
5 Harvard University Cambridge, MA

Harvard University offers 1 Divinity/ministry Degree program. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 46 students graduated in the study area of Divinity/ministry with students earning 46 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
6 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University offers 1 Divinity/ministry Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 47 students graduated in the study area of Divinity/ministry with students earning 47 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
7 Emory University Atlanta, GA

Emory University offers 2 Divinity/ministry Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 103 students graduated in the study area of Divinity/ministry with students earning 103 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
8 Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI

Andrews University offers 1 Divinity/ministry Degree program. It's a small private university in a outlying town. In 2015, 120 students graduated in the study area of Divinity/ministry with students earning 120 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
9 University of Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Chicago offers 2 Divinity/ministry Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 20 students graduated in the study area of Divinity/ministry with students earning 20 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
10 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN

University of Notre Dame offers 1 Divinity/ministry Degree program. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 8 students graduated in the study area of Divinity/ministry with students earning 8 Master's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews

List of Divinity/ministry Schools in the U.S.

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Liberty University Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
4/5
39 : 1 80,494
Duke University Duke University Durham, NC
5/5
5 : 1 15,984
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Louisville, KY
4/5
40 : 1 3,671
Yale University Yale University New Haven, CT
5/5
5 : 1 12,385
Harvard University Harvard University Cambridge, MA
5/5
14 : 1 29,652
Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
5/5
4 : 1 12,567
University Logo Emory University Atlanta, GA
5/5
7 : 1 13,788
Andrews University Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI
5/5
13 : 1 3,366
University of Chicago University of Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
7 : 1 15,391
University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
5/5
11 : 1 12,292
Boston College Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
5/5
15 : 1 14,354
Nyack College Nyack College Nyack, NY
5/5
18 : 1 2,664
Baylor University Baylor University Waco, TX
5/5
16 : 1 16,787
Southern Methodist University Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX
5/5
14 : 1 11,643
Pepperdine University Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
5/5
16 : 1 7,632
Drew University Drew University Madison, NJ
5/5
12 : 1 2,082
Virginia Union University Virginia Union University Richmond, VA
4/5
20 : 1 1,922
Santa Clara University Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,680
Fordham University Fordham University Bronx, NY
5/5
16 : 1 15,286
Howard University Howard University Washington, DC
4/5
10 : 1 10,002
Samford University Samford University Birmingham, AL
5/5
14 : 1 5,206
Regent University Regent University Virginia Beach, VA
4/5
47 : 1 6,950
University Logo Mercer University Macon, GA
5/5
17 : 1 8,600
University Logo Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Wake Forest, NC
3/5
32 : 1 2,742
Biola University Biola University La Mirada, CA
5/5
19 : 1 6,227

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Getting a Divinity/ministry Degree Online

Schools offering online Divinity/ministry degrees

Online Divinity/ministry degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 217 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Divinity/ministry degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 0 0 0 217 0
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary 0 0 0 131 0
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 0 0 0 130 0
Luther Seminary 0 0 0 92 0
Ohio Christian University 0 74 56 0 0
How many schools offer online Divinity/ministry degrees?
  • 6 Certificates
  • 4 Associate's
  • 11 Bachelor's
  • 46 Master's

What degrees do people get in Divinity/ministry?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 11 Colleges 101 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 37 Colleges 328 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 20 Colleges 131 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 64 Colleges 433 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 235 Colleges 6,195 Graduates

Divinity/ministry Degree Overview

When it comes to choosing a Divinity/ministry degree, there are many possibilities for a traditional degree as well as higher education choices. Earning a degree in Divinity/ministry may take more time than just your traditional degree as it is standard to obtain advanced degrees in addition to the traditional. The most common Divinity/ministry degree earned was a master's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Divinity/ministry degree that people acquire is a doctoral degree which indicates a focus on higher learning. This expresses that the degree requires dedication to schooling and you may want to seek more than a four year time commitment. Although an associate's degree is offered at some schools, getting a traditional degree is not very common. Picking a degree in Divinity/ministry will ultimately come down to what you hope to achieve with that degree in addition to finding something that meets your personal requirements such as school availability and schedule flexibility.

Average cost of college for a Divinity/ministry degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$21,039 Private In-State
$21,039 Private Out-of-State
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