Willmar, MN has one medical school within its city limits. Ridgewater College has a total student population of 4,318. It is the 4201st highest ranked school in the USA and the 69th highest in the state of Minnesota (#1 is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities).
Medical students from Willmar 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.
Willmar lies in Kandiyohi county, which is one of the 61 counties in Minnesota. Overall, the Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area has 123,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $16.60/hr average worker wage, and a $34,530 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ridgewater College ends up costing a student $9,046/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Willmar|
|Granite Falls||MN||-||1||21.2455||72||32.6 miles|
|Saint Cloud||MN||67,771||3||25.374||204||51.9 miles|
|Saint Peter||MN||-||1||36.7798||76||76.5 miles|
|Maple Grove||MN||63,633||0||-||0||77.5 miles|
|Eden Prairie||MN||62,379||2||4.18307||19||80.0 miles|
|North Mankato||MN||-||1||14.452||54||82.5 miles|
|Brooklyn Park||MN||72,758||3||8.3746||127||82.9 miles|
|Saint Louis Park||MN||46,353||2||11.1178||24||83.4 miles|
|Brooklyn Center||MN||-||2||15.2653||32||83.8 miles|
|St Louis Park||MN||-||1||8.81324||12||84.0 miles|
|Mendota Heights||MN||-||2||22.3643||19||94.9 miles|
|Saint Paul||MN||281,501||17||26.5648||744||96.0 miles|
|White Bear Lake||MN||-||1||10.7099||66||99.6 miles|
|Inver Grove Heights||MN||-||1||10.5306||43||100.0 miles|