Minnesota contains four schools that offer gunsmithing programs. Dunwoody College of Technology, the highest-ranking gunsmithing school in MN, has a total student population of 1,546 and is the 3901st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 gunsmithing schools in Minnesota, none 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), with Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center as the lowest recorded at only $7,630/yr.
Gunsmithing students from Minnesota schools who go on to become gunsmithers, gunsmiths, research and development machinists, machinists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,268,930 people working as maintenance and repair workers, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,520. Also, Machinists make on average $38,940 per year and there are about 380,720 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minnesota alone, there are 9,310 employed machinists earning an average yearly salary of $42,250. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this state earn $39,090/yr and there are 17,330 employed.
Also, within the gunsmithing schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from gunsmithing, 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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