Computer Programming in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Computer Programming Programs in Minnesota

Around 0.1% of Minnesota's graduates graduate from computer programming degree programs every year. Thus, Minnesota's 23 computer programming schools put out approximately 147 computer programmers each year.

Top Schools

Minneapolis Business College, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a computer programming program. It is located in Saint Paul. In 2010, 18 students graduated from Minneapolis Business College's computer programming program. Minneapolis Business College charged in-state students $14,090 in tuition fees per year.

Academy College, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a computer programming program. It is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, Academy College graduated 0 students from its computer programming program. Students at Academy College paid $19,095 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Minnesota with a computer programming program is Globe University, which is located in Saint Paul. In 2010, it was ranked 77th nationwide. 7 students graduated with degree in computer programming from Globe University in 2010. Tuition at Globe University was $15,660 per year.


Computer programming schools in Minnesota, charge students an average tuition of $9,616 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $19,095 per year, or as little as $3,728 per year. In 2010, the following Minnesota computer programming schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Academy College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $19,095 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Eden Prairie - located in Eden Prairie, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. Brown College - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $15,921 per year

The following Minnesota computer programming schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  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 programming degree from a Minnesota school... what next?

The highest percentage of computer programming graduates in Minnesota pursue careers as a computer programmer. Minnesota had 5,500 computer programmers in 2010. The largest populations of Minnesota computer programmers are working in the following counties:

  1. Anoka County - 4,630 computer programmers
  2. Dodge County - 260 computer programmers
  3. Benton County - 180 computer programmers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of computer programmers in the state of Minnesota will shrink to 5,440. This would require a -15% decline in the profession.


On average, a computer programmer earns a salary of $70,010 per year in Minnesota state. The following counties in Minnesota have the highest average salaries for computer programmers:

  1. Dodge County - $118,860 per year
  2. Anoka County - $69,070 per year
  3. Big Stone County - $63,510 per year

On average, computer programmers earns the least in the following Minnesota counties:

  1. Brown County - $53,260 per year
  2. Benton County - $54,860 per year
  3. Blue Earth County - $57,760 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer programming in Minnesota and to compare salaries with various related fields such as computer programming or computer science, 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 Programming in Minnesota
  • Certificate in Computer Programming in Minnesota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,386 miles from location Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis MN 9.36602 n/a 10,618
6,388 miles from location Anoka-Ramsey Community College Minneapolis MN 9.66731 n/a 9,192
6,390 miles from location North Hennepin Community College Minneapolis MN 10.6466 n/a 7,444
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
6,326 miles from location Lake Superior College Duluth MN 12.6413 n/a 4,898
6,472 miles from location Ridgewater College Willmar MN 19.0395 n/a 4,318
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
6,483 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
6,386 miles from location Minnesota School of Business Minneapolis MN 22.2001 100% 1,790
6,386 miles from location Dunwoody College of Technology Minneapolis MN 20.7351 30% 1,546
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
6,368 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
6,387 miles from location Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Minneapolis MN 22.3641 89% 426
6,380 miles from location Minneapolis Business College Saint Paul MN 26.321 n/a 335
6,391 miles from location University of Phoenix-Minneapolis/St Paul Campus Minneapolis MN 4.33468 n/a 257
6,385 miles from location Academy College Minneapolis MN 25.7421 100% 205

Curious what studying Computer Programming 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)
Network and computer systems administrators + 10,190 $70,040
Computer programmers + 5,490 $69,800

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