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.


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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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
6,371 miles from location Century Community and Technical College Saint Paul MN 10.7099 n/a 10,514
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
6,453 miles from location Bemidji State University Bemidji MN 25.5837 46% 5,175
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
6,376 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
6,391 miles from location Anoka Technical College Anoka MN 13.6259 n/a 2,453
6,386 miles from location Dunwoody College of Technology Minneapolis MN 20.7351 30% 1,546
6,394 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Eden Prairie Eden Prairie MN 8.36615 100% 673
6,389 miles from location Herzing University Minneapolis MN 29.0305 75% 328
6,379 miles from location Northwest Technical Institute Saint Paul MN 32.9331 n/a 87

Curious what studying Drafting 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)
Mechanical Drafters + 2,330 $51,080 -2.5%
Architectural and Civil Drafters + 1,570 $49,660 -29.0%
Electrical and Electronics Drafters + 520 $53,390 -22.4%
Drafters, All Other + 450 $44,030 -6.3%

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