Minnesota contains fifteen schools that offer school counseling programs. University of Minnesota-Duluth, the highest-ranking school counseling school in MN, has a total student population of 11,664 and is the 291st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 school counseling schools in Minnesota, only 5 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 Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center as the lowest recorded at only $7,630/yr.
School Counseling students from Minnesota schools who go on to become school counselors, childhood educators, college counselors, health information specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 30,900 people working as counselors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,400. Also, Educational, vocational, and school counselors make on average $55,030 per year and there are about 251,050 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minnesota alone, there are 3,450 employed educational, vocational, and school counselors earning an average yearly salary of $47,740. Counselors in this state earn $39,400/yr and there are 540 employed.
Also, within the school counseling schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from school counseling, 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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