Minnesota contains thirteen schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in MN, has a total student population of 5,565 and is the 2379th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 surgical technologist schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, High-Tech Institute-Minnesota comes out as the most expensive ($24,795/yr), with Saint Cloud Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $7,116/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Minnesota schools who go on to become surgical technologists, surgeons, surgical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 91,250 people working as surgical technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,710. Also, Surgeons make on average $219,770 per year and there are about 44,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Minnesota alone, there are 1,290 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $"#". Surgical technologists in this state earn $47,590/yr and there are 1,840 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, 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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