Saint Paul, MN (population: 281,501) has nine medical schools within its city limits. Macalester College, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical program, has a total student population of 1,996. It is the 83rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Minnesota (#1 is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities).
Medical students from Saint Paul 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.
Of the 9 medical schools in Saint Paul, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of St Thomas comes out as the most expensive ($25,679/yr) for medical students, with Metropolitan State University as the lowest, reported at only $8,543/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saint Paul|
|Mendota Heights||MN||-||2||22.3643||19||5.0 miles|
|Inver Grove Heights||MN||-||1||10.5306||43||7.6 miles|
|White Bear Lake||MN||-||1||10.7099||66||10.3 miles|
|Lake Elmo||MN||-||1||0.0||0||11.3 miles|
|St Louis Park||MN||-||1||8.81324||12||12.1 miles|
|Saint Louis Park||MN||46,353||2||11.1178||24||12.7 miles|
|Brooklyn Center||MN||-||2||15.2653||32||14.3 miles|
|Brooklyn Park||MN||72,758||3||8.3746||127||16.5 miles|
|Eden Prairie||MN||62,379||2||4.18307||19||18.9 miles|
|Maple Grove||MN||63,633||0||-||0||20.8 miles|
|Saint Peter||MN||-||1||36.7798||76||61.2 miles|
|Pine City||MN||-||1||14.515||24||61.5 miles|
|Saint Cloud||MN||67,771||3||25.374||204||66.6 miles|
|North Mankato||MN||-||1||14.452||54||70.7 miles|
|Eau Claire||WI||66,106||3||29.3261||160||79.4 miles|