Minneapolis, MN (population: 386,751) has two chemistry schools within its city limits. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest ranked school in the city with a chemistry program, has a total student population of 51,659. It is the 31st highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Minnesota. To learn more about chemistry programs in Minneapolis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of chemistry professors at University of Minnesota such as Jessica Allen, George Barany, David Blank, Micheal Bowser, Scott Brown, and Michael Burand.
Chemistry students from Minneapolis schools who go on to become chemists, biochemists, analytical research chemists, chemistry professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,910 people working as chemists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,740. Also, Biochemists and biophysicists make on average $88,550 per year and there are about 22,860 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington-WI area alone, there are 290 employed biochemists and biophysicists earning an average salary of $59,200. Chemists in this area earn $70,610/yr and there are 1,250 employed.
Minneapolis lies in Hennepin county, which is one of the 61 counties in Minnesota. Overall, the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington-WI area has 1,729,750 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.4% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.724 out of every 1000 jobs in Minneapolis are held by chemists, and 0.167/1000 are held by biochemists and biophysicists.
Of the 2 chemistry schools in Minneapolis, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Augsburg College comes out as the most expensive ($21,182/yr) for chemistry students, with University of Minnesota-Twin Cities as the lowest, reported at only $14,061/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Minneapolis|
|St Louis Park||MN||-||1||8.81324||12||3.9 miles|
|Saint Louis Park||MN||46,353||2||11.1178||24||4.5 miles|
|Mendota Heights||MN||-||2||22.3643||19||8.3 miles|
|Saint Paul||MN||281,501||17||26.5648||744||8.4 miles|
|Brooklyn Center||MN||-||2||15.2653||32||8.6 miles|
|Brooklyn Park||MN||72,758||3||8.3746||127||11.1 miles|
|Eden Prairie||MN||62,379||2||4.18307||19||12.0 miles|
|Inver Grove Heights||MN||-||1||10.5306||43||13.6 miles|
|Maple Grove||MN||63,633||0||-||0||13.9 miles|
|White Bear Lake||MN||-||1||10.7099||66||15.4 miles|
|Lake Elmo||MN||-||1||0.0||0||19.3 miles|
|Saint Peter||MN||-||1||36.7798||76||56.1 miles|
|Saint Cloud||MN||67,771||3||25.374||204||59.9 miles|
|Pine City||MN||-||1||14.515||24||62.2 miles|
|North Mankato||MN||-||1||14.452||54||66.2 miles|
|Eau Claire||WI||66,106||3||29.3261||160||87.8 miles|