Mankato, MN has two bookkeeping schools within its city limits. Minnesota State University-Mankato, the highest ranked school in the city with a bookkeeping program, has a total student population of 14,955. It is the 1609th highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of Minnesota (#1 is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities).
Bookkeeping students from Mankato schools who go on to become bookkeepers, bookkeeping clerks, accounting managers, accounting officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,757,870 people working as bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,750. Also, Accountants and auditors make on average $67,430 per year and there are about 1,106,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 1,230 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $56,710. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $30,910/yr and there are 3,440 employed.
Mankato lies in Le Sueur county, which is one of the 61 counties in Minnesota. Overall, the Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area has 225,640 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $17.57/hr average worker wage, and a $36,540 average annual salary. Thus, about 15.229 out of every 1000 jobs in Mankato are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 5.450/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
Of the 2 bookkeeping schools in Mankato, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Minnesota State University-Mankato comes out as the most expensive ($10,396/yr) for bookkeeping students, with Minnesota State University-Mankato as the lowest, reported at only $10,396/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Mankato|
|North Mankato||MN||-||1||14.452||54||1.8 miles|
|Saint Peter||MN||-||1||36.7798||76||11.0 miles|
|Eden Prairie||MN||62,379||2||4.18307||19||54.4 miles|
|Saint Louis Park||MN||46,353||2||11.1178||24||62.9 miles|
|St Louis Park||MN||-||1||8.81324||12||63.1 miles|
|Mendota Heights||MN||-||2||22.3643||19||65.4 miles|
|Inver Grove Heights||MN||-||1||10.5306||43||66.8 miles|
|Saint Paul||MN||281,501||17||26.5648||744||70.2 miles|
|Maple Grove||MN||63,633||0||-||0||70.6 miles|
|Brooklyn Center||MN||-||2||15.2653||32||71.1 miles|
|Brooklyn Park||MN||72,758||3||8.3746||127||72.8 miles|
|Lake Elmo||MN||-||1||0.0||0||79.7 miles|
|White Bear Lake||MN||-||1||10.7099||66||80.2 miles|
|Granite Falls||MN||-||1||21.2455||72||88.4 miles|
|Saint Cloud||MN||67,771||3||25.374||204||96.3 miles|