Minnesota contains 26 schools that offer court reporting programs. Hamline University, the highest-ranking court reporting school in MN, has a total student population of 5,166 and is the 277th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 26 court reporting schools in Minnesota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Minnesota School of Business-Shakopee comes out as the most expensive ($24,002/yr), with Metropolitan State University as the lowest recorded at only $8,543/yr.
Court Reporting students from Minnesota schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minnesota alone, there are 2,010 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $34,950. Court reporters in this state earn $62,960/yr and there are 380 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from court reporting, 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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