Minnesota contains 25 schools that offer athletic training programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking athletic training school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 25 athletic training schools in Minnesota, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Minnesota School of Business-Shakopee comes out as the most expensive ($24,002/yr), with Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $10,107/yr.
Athletic Training students from Minnesota schools who go on to become athletic trainers, trainers, sports trainers, gymnastics instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,260 people working as athletic trainers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,020. Also, Coaches and scouts make on average $35,740 per year and there are about 179,830 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minnesota alone, there are 2,590 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $30,910. Athletic trainers in this state earn $44,130/yr and there are 230 employed.
Also, within the athletic training schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from athletic training, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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