Willmar, MN has three nursing education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Minnesota School of Business, the highest ranked school in this group with a nursing education program, has a total student population of 1,790. It is the 3617th highest ranked school in the USA and the 64th highest in the state of Minnesota (#1 is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities). To learn more about nursing education programs in Willmar, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nursing education professors at Minnesota School of Business such as Ellen Eichten, and Kendra Saal.
Nursing Education students from Willmar 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 Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 1,740 employed registered nurses earning an average salary of $60,190. Nursing instructors and teachers in this area earn $56,430/yr and there are 50 employed.
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. Thus, about 0.384 out of every 1000 jobs in Willmar are held by nursing instructors and teachers, and 14.111/1000 are held by registered nurses.
Of the 3 nursing education schools with a 100-mile radius of Willmar, 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) for nursing education students, with National American University-Brooklyn Center as the lowest, reported at only $14,019/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|