Minneapolis, MN (population: 386,751) has five engineering schools within its city limits. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest ranked school in the city with an engineering 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 engineering programs in Minneapolis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of engineering professors at University of Minnesota such as Raihan Abu Bakar, Gale Allen, Sant Arora, Randal Barnes, Kia Bazargan, and Alison Behrens.
Engineering students from Minneapolis schools who go on to become engineers, audio engineers, aerospace engineers, automotive engineers, 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, Aerospace engineers make on average $96,270 per year and there are about 70,570 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington-WI area alone, there are 120 employed aerospace engineers earning an average salary of $79,880. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $70,890/yr and there are 36,610 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 21.168 out of every 1000 jobs in Minneapolis are held by architecture and engineering employees, and 0.072/1000 are held by aerospace engineers.
Of the 5 engineering schools in Minneapolis, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Academy College comes out as the most expensive ($27,263/yr) for engineering students, with Minneapolis Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $13,072/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|