Minnesota contains six schools that offer nursing education programs. St. Olaf College, the highest-ranking nursing education school in MN, has a total student population of 3,099 and is the 912th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 nursing education schools in Minnesota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Minneapolis/St Paul Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,850/yr), with Northwest Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $8,542/yr.
Nursing Education students from Minnesota schools who go on to become nursing educators, doctors, nurse administrators, nurse educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 49,140 people working as nursing instructors and teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,240. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minnesota alone, there are 57,560 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $72,760. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $65,470/yr and there are 1,570 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from nursing education, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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