Pine City, MN has seventeen advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The College of Saint Scholastica, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 3,746. It is the 219th highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of Minnesota (#1 is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities).
Advertising students from Pine City schools who go on to become advertisers, advertising specialists, marketing specialists, marketers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 35,760 people working as advertising and promotions managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $97,670. Also, Market research analysts make on average $67,500 per year and there are about 226,410 of them employed in the US today.
Pine City lies in Pine county, which is one of the 61 counties in Minnesota. Overall, the Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area has 51,550 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.5% unemployment rate, $16.92/hr average worker wage, and a $35,200 average annual salary.
Of the 17 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of Pine City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Minneapolis College of Art and Design comes out as the most expensive ($30,527/yr) for advertising students, with Saint Cloud Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $7,116/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pine City|
|White Bear Lake||MN||-||1||10.7099||66||51.9 miles|
|Brooklyn Park||MN||72,758||3||8.3746||127||53.4 miles|
|Brooklyn Center||MN||-||2||15.2653||32||55.3 miles|
|Maple Grove||MN||63,633||0||-||0||55.4 miles|
|Lake Elmo||MN||-||1||0.0||0||58.2 miles|
|Saint Cloud||MN||67,771||3||25.374||204||61.2 miles|
|Saint Paul||MN||281,501||17||26.5648||744||61.5 miles|
|St Louis Park||MN||-||1||8.81324||12||64.0 miles|
|Saint Louis Park||MN||46,353||2||11.1178||24||64.0 miles|
|Mendota Heights||MN||-||2||22.3643||19||66.3 miles|
|Inver Grove Heights||MN||-||1||10.5306||43||68.3 miles|
|Eden Prairie||MN||62,379||2||4.18307||19||72.1 miles|