Sonography in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Sonography Programs in Minnesota


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Minnesota graduates receive certificates in sonography. That means an estimated 84 sonographers graduate from Minnesota's 5 sonography schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Minnesota with a sonography program is St. Catherine University, which is located in Saint Paul. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. In 2010, 11 students graduated from St. Catherine University's sonography program. St. Catherine University charged in-state students $30,168 in tuition fees per year.

Argosy University-Twin Cities, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a sonography program. It is located in Saint Paul. 52 students graduated with certificate in sonography from Argosy University-Twin Cities in 2010. The tuition rate at Argosy University-Twin Cities was $19,812 per year.

The third-ranked school in Minnesota with a sonography program is St. Cloud Technical and Community College, which is located in Saint Cloud. In 2010, it was ranked 83rd nationwide. 9 students graduated with certificate in sonography from St. Cloud Technical and Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at St. Cloud Technical and Community College was $4,920 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Minnesota sonography school, average tuition will be $11,902 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,608 per year to $30,168 per year. In 2010, the following Minnesota sonography schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. St. Catherine University - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $30,168 per year
  2. Argosy University-Twin Cities - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $19,812 per year
  3. St. Cloud Technical and Community College - located in Saint Cloud, students are charged $4,920 per year

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

  1. Lake Superior College - located in Duluth, students are charged $4,608 per year
  2. St. Cloud Technical and Community College - located in Saint Cloud, students are charged $4,920 per year
  3. Argosy University-Twin Cities - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $19,812 per year

A sonography certificate from a Minnesota school... what next?

Most people who graduate from sonography school in Minnesota go on to work as a sonographer. If you decide to work as a sonographer in Minnesota, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,240 Minnesota sonographers as of 2010. The largest populations of Minnesota sonographers are working in the following counties:

  1. Anoka County - 790 sonographers
  2. Dodge County - 190 sonographers
  3. Becker County - 70 sonographers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of sonographers in Minnesota will grow by 22%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,380 sonographers working in Minnesota.

Salary

On average, sonographers earn $68,780 per year. However, Minnesota sonographers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $37,120 per year to more than $92,490 per year in 2010. The following counties in Minnesota have the highest average salaries for sonographers:

  1. Benton County - $73,720 per year
  2. Dodge County - $72,230 per year
  3. Anoka County - $70,070 per year

A sonographer in the following counties in Minnesota make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Brown County - $53,600 per year
  2. Becker County - $61,010 per year
  3. Carlton County - $64,470 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Minnesota statistics regarding a career in sonography. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as radiology technology or sonography.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Sonography in Minnesota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,381 miles from location St. Catherine University Saint Paul MN 28.6143 29% 5,277
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
6,380 miles from location Argosy University-Twin Cities Saint Paul MN 18.9617 n/a 2,313
6,348 miles from location Mayo School of Health Sciences Rochester MN 1.88728 n/a 270
 

Curious what studying Sonography gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers + 1,240 $68,780 55.0%
 

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