International Falls, MN has two medical schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Mesabi Range Community and Technical College, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical program, has a total student population of 1,737. It is the 4303rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 72nd highest in the state of Minnesota (#1 is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities).
Medical students from International Falls schools who go on to become physicians, doctors, nurses, dentists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Anesthesiologists make on average $211,750 per year and there are about 37,450 of them employed in the US today.
International Falls lies in Koochiching county, which is one of the 61 counties in Minnesota. Overall, the Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area has 51,550 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.5% unemployment rate, $16.92/hr average worker wage, and a $35,200 average annual salary.
Of the 2 medical schools with a 100-mile radius of International Falls, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College comes out as the most expensive ($7,884/yr) for medical students, with Mesabi Range Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $5,313/yr.