Minnesota contains two schools that offer audio programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking audio school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 audio schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities comes out as the most expensive ($14,061/yr), with Minnesota State University-Moorhead as the lowest recorded at only $11,824/yr.
Audio students from Minnesota schools who go on to become audio professionals, audio production engineers, audio engineers, audio recording professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,070 people working as audio and video equipment technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,450. Also, Sound engineering technicians make on average $53,940 per year and there are about 15,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minnesota alone, there are 120 employed sound engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $47,720. Audio and video equipment technicians in this state earn $42,170/yr and there are 860 employed.
Also, within the audio schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from audio, 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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