Drafting in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Drafting Programs in Minnesota


Each year, roughly 0.2% of Minnesota students graduate with degrees in drafting. That means an estimated 453 drafters graduate from Minnesota's 20 drafting schools each year.

Top Schools

Northwest Technical Institute, which was ranked 67th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a drafting program. It is located in Saint Paul. In 2010, 71 students graduated from Northwest Technical Institute's drafting program. Students at Northwest Technical Institute paid $16,950 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Minnesota with a drafting program is Herzing University, which is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. In 2010, Herzing University graduated 4 students from its drafting program. Tuition at Herzing University was $10,909 per year.

Bemidji State University, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a drafting program. It is located in Bemidji. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Bemidji State University drafting program. Bemidji State University charged in-state students $7,497 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Drafting schools in Minnesota, charge students an average tuition of $7,249 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $18,048 per year, or as little as $4,608 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Minnesota drafting schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Eden Prairie - located in Eden Prairie, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. Northwest Technical Institute - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $16,950 per year
  3. Dunwoody College of Technology - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $15,575 per year

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

  1. Lake Superior College - located in Duluth, students are charged $4,608 per year
  2. Hennepin Technical College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $4,630 per year
  3. South Central College - located in Mankato, students are charged $4,910 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Drafting in Minnesota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Drafting in Minnesota
  • Certificate in Drafting in Minnesota

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Mechanical Drafters 2,330 $51,080 -2.5%
2
Architectural and Civil Drafters 1,570 $49,660 -29.0%
3
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 520 $53,390 -22.4%
4
Drafters, All Other 450 $44,030 -6.3%
 

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