Small Business in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Entrepreneurship Programs in Minnesota


Around 0.1% of Minnesota's graduates graduate from entrepreneurship degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 223 small business professionals graduate from Minnesota's 17 small business schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Minnesota with a small business program is University of St Thomas, which is located in Saint Paul. In 2010, it was ranked 65th nationwide. 86 students graduated with a degree in small business from University of St Thomas in 2010. The tuition rate at University of St Thomas was $30,493 per year.

The second-ranked school in Minnesota with a small business program is Saint Cloud State University, which is located in Saint Cloud. In 2010, it was ranked 69th nationwide. 16 students graduated with degree in small business from Saint Cloud State University in 2010. Tuition at Saint Cloud State University was $6,660 per year.

The third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a small business program is St. Catherine University. St. Catherine University, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Saint Paul. 2 students graduated with degree in small business from St. Catherine University in 2010. Tuition at St. Catherine University was $30,168 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Minnesota small business school, average tuition will be $11,258 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,719 per year to $30,493 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Minnesota small business schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of St Thomas - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $30,493 per year
  2. St. Catherine University - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $30,168 per year
  3. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota - located in Winona, students are charged $26,090 per year

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

  1. Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $4,719 per year
  2. Vermilion Community College - located in Ely, students are charged $4,874 per year
  3. South Central College - located in Mankato, students are charged $4,910 per year

A small business degree from a Minnesota school... what next?

The largest populations of Minnesota small business professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Anoka County - 21,130 small business professionals
  2. Becker County - 1,930 small business professionals
  3. Brown County - 1,730 small business professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of small business professionals in the state of Minnesota will shrink to 29,960. This would require a -5% decline in the profession.

Salary

small business professionals in Minnesota make an average of $109,320 per year. However, this number is only an average. Small business professional in Minnesota had varying salaries from $36,080 to $161,410 per year in 2010. The counties in Minnesota with the highest average salary for small business professionals are:

  1. Anoka County - $119,920 per year
  2. Blue Earth County - $90,940 per year
  3. Dodge County - $90,920 per year

On average, small business professionals earn the least in the following Minnesota counties:

  1. Aitkin County - $73,540 per year
  2. Becker County - $77,460 per year
  3. Big Stone County - $83,710 per year

On average, the highest paid small business professionals in Minnesota were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $109,320 per year

On average, the lowest paid small business professionals in Minnesota were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $109,320 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Minnesota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Minnesota
  • Master's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Minnesota
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship in Minnesota

Want to study at your own time and pace?

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
6,384 miles from location Walden University Minneapolis MN 16.553 n/a 40,714
6,426 miles from location Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud MN 31.3343 45% 18,123
6,381 miles from location University of St Thomas Saint Paul MN 34.5939 31% 10,851
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
6,377 miles from location Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College Saint Paul MN 13.6942 n/a 6,010
6,309 miles from location Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Winona MN 27.8242 32% 5,565
6,381 miles from location St. Catherine University Saint Paul MN 28.6143 29% 5,277
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
6,425 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
6,386 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
6,310 miles from location Vermilion Community College Ely MN 16.2506 n/a 708
6,391 miles from location University of Phoenix-Minneapolis/St Paul Campus Minneapolis MN 4.33468 n/a 257
6,384 miles from location American Indian OIC Inc Minneapolis MN 25.7104 n/a 147
 

Curious what studying Small Business 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)
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General and Operations Managers + 30,150 $109,320 -11.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are small business related jobs in Minnesota