Hibbing, MN has two drafting schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Central Lakes College-Brainerd, the highest ranked school in this group with a drafting program, has a total student population of 4,206. It is the 4422nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 77th highest in the state of Minnesota (#1 is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities).
Drafting students from Hibbing schools who go on to become architects, architecture designers, drafters, landscape architects, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,412,730 people working as architecture and engineering employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,590. Also, Landscape architects make on average $65,910 per year and there are about 18,940 of them employed in the US today.
Hibbing lies in St. Louis county, which is one of the 61 counties in Minnesota. Overall, the Duluth-WI area has 123,760 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $18.45/hr average worker wage, and a $38,380 average annual salary.
Of the 2 drafting schools with a 100-mile radius of Hibbing, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lake Superior College comes out as the most expensive ($11,390/yr) for drafting students, with Central Lakes College-Brainerd as the lowest, reported at only $9,841/yr.