Minnesota contains five schools that offer public health programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking public health school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 public health schools in Minnesota, only 3 have 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), with Saint Cloud State University as the lowest recorded at only $11,187/yr.
Public Health students from Minnesota schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minnesota alone, there are 2,220 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $73,710. Health educators in this state earn $44,860/yr and there are 1,030 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from public health, 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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