Woodbury, MN (population: 58,631) has one industrial design school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 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 industrial design programs in Woodbury, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of industrial design professors at University of Minnesota such as Kimberly Bowden, James Boyd-Brent, Marilyn (Lyn) Bruin, Elizabeth Bye, Sauman Chu, and Jeff Crump.
Industrial Design students from Woodbury schools who go on to become industrial designers, commercial designers, architecture designers, designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 65,460 people working as industrial engineering technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,030. Also, Graphic designers make on average $47,820 per year and there are about 200,870 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington-WI area alone, there are 4,190 employed graphic designers earning an average salary of $48,630. Industrial engineering technicians in this area earn $50,140/yr and there are 2,440 employed.
Woodbury lies in Washington 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 1.412 out of every 1000 jobs in Woodbury are held by industrial engineering technicians, and 2.422/1000 are held by graphic designers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities ends up costing a student $14,061/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Woodbury|
|Lake Elmo||MN||-||1||0.0||0||6.3 miles|
|Inver Grove Heights||MN||-||1||10.5306||43||7.4 miles|
|Saint Paul||MN||281,501||17||26.5648||744||9.2 miles|
|Mendota Heights||MN||-||2||22.3643||19||10.9 miles|
|White Bear Lake||MN||-||1||10.7099||66||12.9 miles|
|St Louis Park||MN||-||1||8.81324||12||21.1 miles|
|Saint Louis Park||MN||46,353||2||11.1178||24||21.7 miles|
|Brooklyn Center||MN||-||2||15.2653||32||23.2 miles|
|Brooklyn Park||MN||72,758||3||8.3746||127||25.2 miles|
|Eden Prairie||MN||62,379||2||4.18307||19||26.8 miles|
|Maple Grove||MN||63,633||0||-||0||29.8 miles|
|Pine City||MN||-||1||14.515||24||64.0 miles|
|Saint Peter||MN||-||1||36.7798||76||66.0 miles|
|Eau Claire||WI||66,106||3||29.3261||160||70.4 miles|
|North Mankato||MN||-||1||14.452||54||74.9 miles|
|Saint Cloud||MN||67,771||3||25.374||204||75.3 miles|