Minneapolis, MN (population: 386,751) has three medical science schools within its city limits. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical science 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 medical science programs in Minneapolis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of medical science professors at University of Minnesota such as David Blackburn, Daniel Bond, Wade Bresnahan, Duncan Clarke, Jim Cotner, and Sehoya Cotner.
Medical Science students from Minneapolis schools who go on to become medical scientists, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 101,760 people working as medical scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $84,760. Also, Life scientists make on average $72,590 per year and there are about 12,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington-WI area alone, there are 670 employed life scientists earning an average salary of $*. Medical scientists in this area earn $65,840/yr and there are 1,550 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 0.897 out of every 1000 jobs in Minneapolis are held by medical scientists, and 0.387/1000 are held by life scientists.
Of the 3 medical science schools in Minneapolis, only 2 have 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 medical science 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|