Minnesota contains five schools that offer retail programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking retail school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 retail schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities comes out as the most expensive ($14,061/yr), with Rochester Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $10,359/yr.
Retail students from Minnesota schools who go on to become retail workers, retail managers, retail specialists, retail sales managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 4,209,500 people working as retail salespersons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,630. Also, Sales and related employees make on average $36,020 per year and there are about 13,715,050 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minnesota alone, there are 265,150 employed sales and related employees earning an average yearly salary of $38,300. Retail salespersons in this state earn $22,830/yr and there are 73,880 employed.
Also, within the retail schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from retail, 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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