Architecture in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Architecture Programs in Minnesota


Each year, roughly 0.2% of Minnesota students graduate with degrees in architecture. Thus, Minnesota's 3 architecture schools put out approximately 328 architects each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Minnesota with a architecture program is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, it was ranked 14th nationwide. In 2010, 332 students graduated from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities' architecture program. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities charged in-state students $12,288 in tuition fees per year.

Concordia College at Moorhead, which was ranked 69th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a architecture program. It is located in Moorhead. The tuition rate at Concordia College at Moorhead was $27,160 per year.

Dunwoody College of Technology, which was ranked 69th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a architecture program. It is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Dunwoody College of Technology architecture program. Dunwoody College of Technology charged in-state students $15,575 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Minnesota architecture school, average tuition will be $18,341 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $12,288 per year to $27,160 per year. The Minnesota architecture schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Concordia College at Moorhead - located in Moorhead, students are charged $27,160 per year
  2. Dunwoody College of Technology - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $15,575 per year
  3. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $12,288 per year

The architecture schools in Minnesota that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $12,288 per year
  2. Dunwoody College of Technology - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $15,575 per year
  3. Concordia College at Moorhead - located in Moorhead, students are charged $27,160 per year

An architecture degree from a Minnesota school... what next?

Most people who graduate from architecture school in Minnesota go on to work as an architect. In 2010, there were 1,430 architects working in Minnesota. The largest populations of Minnesota architects are working in the following counties:

  1. Anoka County - 1,310 architects
  2. Carlton County - 50 architects

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of architects is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,430 architects working in the Minnesota then.

Salary

On average, architects earn $71,630 per year. However, Minnesota architects earned anywhere in the range from as less than $28,700 per year to more than $122,410 per year in 2010. The following counties in Minnesota have the highest average salaries for architects:

  1. Carlton County - $84,330 per year
  2. Anoka County - $71,540 per year

An architect in the following counties in Minnesota make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Anoka County - $71,540 per year
  2. Carlton County - $84,330 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Minnesota statistics regarding a career in architecture and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as civil engineering or design.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture in Minnesota
  • Master's Degree in Architecture in Minnesota

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,383 miles from location University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis MN 86.0842 32% 51,659
6,545 miles from location Concordia College at Moorhead Moorhead MN 31.2569 32% 2,811
6,386 miles from location Dunwoody College of Technology Minneapolis MN 20.7351 30% 1,546
 

Curious what studying Architecture gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Minnesota

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Architectural and Civil Drafters + 1,570 $49,660 -29.0%
2
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval + 1,430 $71,630 -14.4%
3
Landscape Architects + 330 $61,390 -13.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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