Following are the top colleges/universities offering the youth ministry degree programs:

Huntington University
- The Huntington University Department of Ministry and Missions offers the Bachelor of Science degree in youth ministry. The Graduate School of Christian Ministries offers Master of Arts degrees in youth ministry (both on campus and online) as well as related ministry fields.
- A unique part of the program is the PRIME Experiences (Practical Research through Immersion and Ministry Evaluation) which are offered in churches and teen-focused ministries throughout the United States and around the world.
- Huntington University has been named one of the Top 10 Best Colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.

Colorado Christian University (CCU)
- The Youth Ministry degree at CCU enables individuals to articulate a biblical philosophy of youth ministry, model an appropriate lifestyle, understand contemporary youth problems, etc.
- Upon graduation, students in the program are prepared to enter into seminary or graduate school.
- CCU is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.
- CCU is ranked among the top tier Regional Universities in the West (USNWR 2011).

Azusa Pacific University (APU)
- APU's youth ministry degree provides a foundation in the academic study of the Bible, its history, and doctrines of the ancient and contemporary church.
- APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges. In addition, The Princeton Review included the University as one of 120 colleges in the 2009 Best in the West category.

Olivet Nazarene University
- The University's master's in youth ministry degree provides a deep foundation and holistic approach to reaching young people for Christ.
- Olivet Nazarene University is ranked among the top tier Regional Universities (Midwest) by US News (2011).

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
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