Virginia Clergy: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Clergy in Virginia

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Fast Facts for Clergy in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Richmond
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Virginia Beach
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Richmond

Salaries for Clergy in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Richmond

Schools for Clergy in Virginia are listed below.

Selected Clergy Schools in Virginia

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Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

  • Programs: Master of Theology, Master of Theology - History of Christianity*, Master of Divinity - History of Christianity, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MAR: Evangelism & Church Planting, M.Div: Leadership, MA Theological Studies: Theology, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Liberal Studies, BS in Liberal Studies Leadership
  • Degrees: Bachelor
South University
Glen Allen, Virginia Beach

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Doctor of Ministry
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Associate of Arts in Christian Ministry - Biblical Studies, Master of Arts in Ministry - Practical Theology, Master of Arts in Ministry - Pastoral Care and Counseling, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Master, Bachelor

NU has been educating leaders since 1934 at our campus near Seattle. If you have a dream, we can help make it possible.

  • Programs: Master of Bible and Theology
  • Degrees: Master

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Counseling (Certificate) - Online, Liberal Studies (Associate of Arts) - Online, Liberal Studies (Bachelor of Arts) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate, Associate, Bachelor
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More Virginia Clergy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond Richmond Doctorate & First Professional 133
College of William and Mary Williamsburg Doctorate & First Professional 7,795
Eastern Mennonite University Harrisonburg Masters & First Professional 1,234
Emory and Henry College Emory Masters 1,026
Ferrum College Ferrum Bachelor 1,233
George Mason University Fairfax Doctorate & First Professional 30,276
Hampden-Sydney College Hampden-Sydney Bachelor 1,122
Hampton University Hampton Doctorate & First Professional 5,658
Hollins University Roanoke Masters 1,049
Lynchburg College Lynchburg Masters 2,490
Mary Baldwin College Staunton Masters 1,685
Marymount University Arlington Doctorate 3,609
Randolph College Lynchburg Masters 656
Randolph-Macon College Ashland Bachelor 1,176
Regent University Virginia Beach Doctorate & First Professional 4,115
Roanoke College Salem Bachelor 2,006
Shenandoah University Winchester Doctorate & First Professional 3,393
Sweet Briar College Sweet Briar Masters 815
Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education Richmond Doctorate 370
University of Mary Washington Fredericksburg Masters 5,001
University of Richmond Richmond Doctorate 4,324
University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville Doctorate & First Professional 24,257
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond Doctorate & First Professional 31,700
Virginia Intermont College Bristol Bachelor 224
Virginia Union University Richmond Doctorate & First Professional 1,535
Virginia University of Lynchburg Lynchburg Doctorate & First Professional 217
Virginia Wesleyan College Norfolk Bachelor 1,433
Washington and Lee University Lexington Doctorate 2,181

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Clergy

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Clergy relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Richmond 130 $45590 0.62
Roanoke 110 $41910 2.03
Lynchburg 30 $36980 0.99
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