Minnesota contains two schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. St. Olaf College, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in MN, has a total student population of 3,099 and is the 912th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 pediatric nursing schools in Minnesota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St. Olaf College comes out as the most expensive ($25,719/yr), with Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College as the lowest recorded at only $16,681/yr.
Pediatric Nursing students from Minnesota schools who go on to become pediatric nurses, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,460 people working as pediatricians, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $161,410. 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. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $199,440/yr and there are 920 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, 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.
Minnesota Interesting Facts