Saint Louis Park, MN (population: 46,353) has fifteen drafting schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northwest Technical Institute, the highest ranked school in this group with a drafting program, has a total student population of 87. It is the 1441st highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of Minnesota (#1 is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities).
Drafting students from Saint Louis Park 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.
Of the 15 drafting schools with a 100-mile radius of Saint Louis Park, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dunwoody College of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($23,022/yr) for drafting students, with Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $6,981/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saint Louis Park|
|St Louis Park||MN||-||1||8.81324||12||0.6 miles|
|Eden Prairie||MN||62,379||2||4.18307||19||8.5 miles|
|Brooklyn Center||MN||-||2||15.2653||32||8.8 miles|
|Brooklyn Park||MN||72,758||3||8.3746||127||11.1 miles|
|Mendota Heights||MN||-||2||22.3643||19||11.8 miles|
|Maple Grove||MN||63,633||0||-||0||12.1 miles|
|Saint Paul||MN||281,501||17||26.5648||744||12.7 miles|
|Inver Grove Heights||MN||-||1||10.5306||43||17.1 miles|
|White Bear Lake||MN||-||1||10.7099||66||19.5 miles|
|Lake Elmo||MN||-||1||0.0||0||23.7 miles|
|Saint Peter||MN||-||1||36.7798||76||52.9 miles|
|Saint Cloud||MN||67,771||3||25.374||204||57.3 miles|
|North Mankato||MN||-||1||14.452||54||63.2 miles|
|Pine City||MN||-||1||14.515||24||64.0 miles|
|Eau Claire||WI||66,106||3||29.3261||160||92.1 miles|