Computer Networking in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Computer Networking Programs in Minnesota


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Minnesota graduates receive degrees in computer networking. In other words, every year an estimated 569 computer network administrators graduate from Minnesota's 40 computer networking schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Minnesota with a computer networking program is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, it was ranked 14th nationwide. In 2010, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities graduated 4 students from its computer networking program. Students at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities paid $12,288 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Minnesota with a computer networking program is University of Minnesota-Duluth, which is located in Duluth. In 2010, it was ranked 36th nationwide. In 2010, 20 students graduated from University of Minnesota-Duluth computer networking program. Students at University of Minnesota-Duluth paid $11,808 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a computer networking program is Crown College. Crown College, which was ranked 73rd in the country in 2010, is located in Saint Bonifacius. In 2010, Crown College graduated 3 students from its computer networking programs. The tuition rate at Crown College was $20,870 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Minnesota's computer networking schools ranges from $20,870 per year to $3,728 per year. But, the average tuition is $10,038 per year. The Minnesota computer networking schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Crown College - located in Saint Bonifacius, students are charged $20,870 per year
  2. Academy College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $19,095 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Eden Prairie - located in Eden Prairie, students are charged $18,048 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Minnesota computer networking schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Pine Technical College - located in Pine City, students are charged $3,728 per year
  2. Anoka-Ramsey Community College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $4,551 per year
  3. Lake Superior College - located in Duluth, students are charged $4,608 per year

A computer networking degree from a Minnesota school... what next?

A large number of Minnesota computer networking graduates become computer network administrators. Minnesota had 9,490 computer network administrators in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Minnesota computer network administrators:

  1. Anoka County - 7,640 computer network administrators
  2. Brown County - 390 computer network administrators
  3. Becker County - 320 computer network administrators

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 11,450 computer network administrators will be working in Minnesota state. This would require the number of computer network administrators to grow by 10%.

Salary

On average, a computer network administrator earns a salary of $69,510 per year in Minnesota state. The following counties in Minnesota have the highest average salaries for computer network administrators:

  1. Anoka County - $72,290 per year
  2. Dodge County - $66,260 per year
  3. Blue Earth County - $62,160 per year

The Minnesota counties with the lowest average salary for computer network administrators are:

  1. Aitkin County - $51,360 per year
  2. Brown County - $55,040 per year
  3. Big Stone County - $56,530 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer networking in Minnesota and to compare salaries with various related fields such as computer science or computer networking, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Networking in Minnesota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Networking in Minnesota
  • Master's Degree in Computer Networking in Minnesota
  • Doctoral Degree in Computer Networking in Minnesota
  • Certificate in Computer Networking in Minnesota

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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
6,385 miles from location Capella University Minneapolis MN 13.5598 66% 31,998
6,323 miles from location University of Minnesota-Duluth Duluth MN 64.3966 37% 11,664
6,386 miles from location Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis MN 9.36602 n/a 10,618
6,371 miles from location Century Community and Technical College Saint Paul MN 10.7099 n/a 10,514
6,388 miles from location Anoka-Ramsey Community College Minneapolis MN 9.66731 n/a 9,192
6,516 miles from location Minnesota State Community and Technical College Fergus Falls MN 16.8896 n/a 6,732
6,391 miles from location Hennepin Technical College Minneapolis MN 14.4772 n/a 6,395
6,345 miles from location Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester MN 13.4103 n/a 6,269
6,375 miles from location Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights MN 10.5306 n/a 6,215
6,326 miles from location Lake Superior College Duluth MN 12.6413 n/a 4,898
6,427 miles from location St. Cloud Technical and Community College Saint Cloud MN 16.6565 n/a 4,459
6,472 miles from location Ridgewater College Willmar MN 19.0395 n/a 4,318
6,509 miles from location Northland Community and Technical College Thief River Falls MN 14.4508 n/a 4,243
6,426 miles from location Central Lakes College-Brainerd Brainerd MN 17.6636 n/a 4,206
6,425 miles from location South Central College Mankato MN 14.452 n/a 4,091
6,375 miles from location Riverland Community College Austin MN 17.69 n/a 3,867
6,376 miles from location Dakota County Technical College Rosemount MN 15.9092 n/a 3,564
6,497 miles from location Minnesota West Community and Technical College Granite Falls MN 21.2455 n/a 3,211
6,483 miles from location Alexandria Technical & Community College Alexandria MN 22.6856 n/a 2,550
6,305 miles from location Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical Winona MN 15.3528 n/a 2,529
6,362 miles from location Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College Hibbing MN 17.1133 n/a 1,596
6,386 miles from location Dunwoody College of Technology Minneapolis MN 20.7351 30% 1,546
6,408 miles from location Crown College Saint Bonifacius MN 26.8246 49% 1,221
6,369 miles from location Globe University Saint Paul MN 23.3605 100% 1,220
6,380 miles from location Brown College Saint Paul MN 20.8408 n/a 1,096
6,430 miles from location Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Waite Park MN 11.472 100% 1,001
6,380 miles from location Minnesota School of Business Minneapolis MN 12.9705 100% 979
6,368 miles from location Pine Technical College Pine City MN 14.515 n/a 973
6,394 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Eden Prairie Eden Prairie MN 8.36615 100% 673
6,391 miles from location DeVry University-Minnesota Minneapolis MN 8.81324 88% 573
6,396 miles from location Minnesota School of Business Minneapolis MN 25.3727 100% 544
6,383 miles from location National American University-Bloomington Minneapolis MN 7.00432 n/a 491
6,386 miles from location National American University-Brooklyn Center Minneapolis MN 8.16649 n/a 478
6,380 miles from location National American University-Roseville Saint Paul MN 11.7325 n/a 461
6,387 miles from location Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Minneapolis MN 22.3641 89% 426
6,543 miles from location Minnesota School of Business - Moorhead Moorhead MN n/a n/a 318
6,391 miles from location University of Phoenix-Minneapolis/St Paul Campus Minneapolis MN 4.33468 n/a 257
6,385 miles from location Globe University-Minneapolis Minneapolis MN n/a n/a 222
6,385 miles from location Academy College Minneapolis MN 25.7421 100% 205
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Network and computer systems administrators + 10,190 $70,040
 

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