2020 Best Colleges for Religious Studies in Missouri
Religious Studies is a popular major and Missouri is the 26th most popular state for students studying this major. 55 of the 6,262 Religious Studies degrees awarded last year were given by schools in Missouri. With so many choices it can be a challenge finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Religious Studies in Missouri ranking analyzed 1 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in religious studies. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 colleges for Religious Studies students in Missouri.
Choosing a Great Religious Studies School
Your choice of religious studies school matters. Important measures of a quality religion program can vary widely even among the top schools. To make it into this list a school must excel in the following areas.
Overall Quality is a Must
The overall quality of a school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To account for this we include a college's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a combination of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.
Better Early and Mid Career Salaries
Religious Studies graduates from schools on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. A religious studies bachelors degree from a school in Missouri helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 make $23,400 a couple years later.
Other Factors We Consider
In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:
- Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Religious Studies students vs. other majors.
- Major Popularity - How many other religious studies students choose this school.
- Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized religious studies related accrediting body.
Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for Religious Studies students in Missouri.
Best Schools to Study Religious Studies in Missouri
Best Religion Colleges in Missouri
Any student pursuing a degree in religious studies has to check out Missouri State University - Springfield. Missouri State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Springfield.
For those interested in pursuing a higher degree, Missouri State also offers a Master's Degree in religious studies.More… Request Information
Best Religious Studies Colleges in the The Plains States Region
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Religious Studies Related Rankings by Major
One of 3 majors within the Philosophy & Religious Studies area of study, Religious Studies has other similar majors worth exploring.
Most Popular Related Majors
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Other Philosophy & Religious Studies||285|
|General Philosophy & Religious Studies||219|
Notes and References
- The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
- Credit for the banner image above goes to Sowlos.
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