Minneapolis, MN (population: 386,751) has two economics schools within its city limits. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest ranked school in the city with an economics 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 economics programs in Minneapolis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of economics professors at University of Minnesota such as Lore James Ramos Aguilar, Nuray Akin, Laurence Ales, Beth Allen, Jeff Apland, and Costas Arkolakis.
Economics students from Minneapolis schools who go on to become economists, economics professors, analysts, economic analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,160 people working as economists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,320. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington-WI area alone, there are 117,000 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average salary of $62,860. Economists in this area earn $62,130/yr and there are 230 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 0.133 out of every 1000 jobs in Minneapolis are held by economists, and 67.641/1000 are held by business and financial operations employees.
Of the 2 economics schools in Minneapolis, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Augsburg College comes out as the most expensive ($21,182/yr) for economics students, with University of Minnesota-Twin Cities as the lowest, reported at only $14,061/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|