Minneapolis, MN (population: 386,751) has four counseling schools within its city limits. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest ranked school in the city with a counseling 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 counseling programs in Minneapolis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of counseling professors at University of Minnesota such as Kim Zahm.
Counseling students from Minneapolis schools who go on to become counseling psychologists, school counselors, counselors, christian counselors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 30,900 people working as counselors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,400. Also, Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists make on average $59,070 per year and there are about 219,240 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington-WI area alone, there are 4,960 employed human resources, training, and labor relations specialists earning an average salary of $65,010. Counselors in this area earn $42,800/yr and there are 330 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 0.190 out of every 1000 jobs in Minneapolis are held by counselors, and 2.866/1000 are held by human resources, training, and labor relations specialists.
Of the 4 counseling schools in Minneapolis, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Central University comes out as the most expensive ($17,381/yr) for counseling students, with Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center as the lowest, reported at only $7,630/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|