Minnesota contains 76 schools that offer healthcare programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking healthcare school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 76 healthcare schools in Minnesota, only 5 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), with Mesabi Range Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,313/yr.
Healthcare students from Minnesota schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minnesota alone, there are 2,060 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $41,050. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $62,060/yr and there are 970 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from healthcare, 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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