Minnesota contains 21 schools that offer clinical research programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking clinical research school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 clinical research schools in Minnesota, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Argosy University-Twin Cities comes out as the most expensive ($24,850/yr), with Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,884/yr.
Clinical Research students from Minnesota schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minnesota alone, there are 3,690 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $37,630. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $41,730/yr and there are 3,140 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from clinical research, 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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