Technology in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Minnesota


Around 2.7% of Minnesota's graduates graduate from technology degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 5,015 technology professionals graduate from Minnesota's 84 technology schools.

Top Schools

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which is located in Minneapolis, is the top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 14th in the country in 2010. 581 students graduated with a degree in technology from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010. Students at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities paid $12,288 per year in tuition fees.

Carleton College, which is located in Northfield, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 17th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Carleton College graduated 24 students from its technology program. Carleton College charged in-state students $41,304 in tuition fees per year.

College of Saint Benedict, which was ranked 17th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a technology program. It is located in Saint Joseph. In 2010, 1 students graduated from College of Saint Benedict technology program. The tuition rate at College of Saint Benedict was $32,246 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Minnesota's technology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $13,430 per year, though tuition can range from $41,304 per year to $3,728 per year. In 2010, the technology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Minnesota were:

  1. Carleton College - located in Northfield, students are charged $41,304 per year
  2. St. Olaf College - located in Northfield, students are charged $36,800 per year
  3. Gustavus Adolphus College - located in Saint Peter, students are charged $33,500 per year

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

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

The following counties have the largest number of Minnesota technology professionals:

  1. Anoka County - 2,180 technology professionals
  2. Becker County - 140 technology professionals
  3. Brown County - 130 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 3,820 technology professionals will be working in Minnesota state. This would require the number of technology professionals to grow by 3%.

Salary

technology professionals in Minnesota earn $60,345 per year on average. But, salaries for technology professional can vary. In 2010, technology professional made as little as less than $16,690 per year or as much as more than $95,790 per year in Minnesota. The following counties in Minnesota have the highest average salaries for technology professionals:

  1. Anoka County - $63,945 per year
  2. Dodge County - $58,420 per year
  3. Carlton County - $56,150 per year

The following counties in Minnesota have the lowest average salaries for technology professional:

  1. Blue Earth County - $23,000 per year
  2. Brown County - $46,545 per year
  3. Becker County - $49,060 per year

The technology professionals with highest average salaries in Minnesota were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $69,060 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $51,630 per year

On average, the lowest paid technology professionals in Minnesota were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $69,060 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $51,630 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Technology in Minnesota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Minnesota
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Minnesota
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in Minnesota
  • Certificate in Technology in Minnesota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,386 miles from location Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville Lakeville MN n/a n/a n/a
6,383 miles from location University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis MN 86.0842 32% 51,659
6,384 miles from location Walden University Minneapolis MN 16.553 n/a 40,714
6,385 miles from location Capella University Minneapolis MN 13.5598 66% 31,998
6,426 miles from location Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud MN 31.3343 45% 18,123
6,423 miles from location Minnesota State University-Mankato Mankato MN 31.8355 42% 14,955
6,323 miles from location University of Minnesota-Duluth Duluth MN 64.3966 37% 11,664
6,381 miles from location University of St Thomas Saint Paul MN 34.5939 31% 10,851
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
6,388 miles from location Normandale Community College Minneapolis MN 8.89031 n/a 10,046
6,388 miles from location Anoka-Ramsey Community College Minneapolis MN 9.66731 n/a 9,192
6,306 miles from location Winona State University Winona MN 29.6569 39% 8,657
6,544 miles from location Minnesota State University-Moorhead Moorhead MN 24.7584 47% 7,510
6,390 miles from location North Hennepin Community College Minneapolis MN 10.6466 n/a 7,444
6,375 miles from location Metropolitan State University Saint Paul MN 13.2102 32% 7,354
6,509 miles from location Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall MN 22.5505 35% 6,740
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
6,375 miles from location Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights MN 10.5306 n/a 6,215
6,429 miles from location Rasmussen College-Minnesota Saint Cloud MN 18.1322 n/a 6,070
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
6,453 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
6,383 miles from location Augsburg College Minneapolis MN 62.9719 38% 4,010
6,375 miles from location Riverland Community College Austin MN 17.69 n/a 3,867
6,324 miles from location The College of Saint Scholastica Duluth MN 67.6951 34% 3,746
6,376 miles from location Dakota County Technical College Rosemount MN 15.9092 n/a 3,564
6,497 miles from location Minnesota West Community and Technical College Granite Falls MN 21.2455 n/a 3,211
6,382 miles from location St. Olaf College Northfield MN 37.979 35% 3,099
6,380 miles from location Northwestern College Saint Paul MN 29.2202 43% 3,070
6,379 miles from location Concordia University-Saint Paul Saint Paul MN 57.5595 30% 2,816
6,545 miles from location Concordia College at Moorhead Moorhead MN 31.2569 32% 2,811
6,483 miles from location Alexandria Technical & Community College Alexandria MN 22.6856 n/a 2,550
6,421 miles from location Gustavus Adolphus College Saint Peter MN 36.7798 29% 2,536
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
6,380 miles from location Argosy University-Twin Cities Saint Paul MN 18.9617 n/a 2,313
6,532 miles from location University of Minnesota-Crookston Crookston MN 53.9658 45% 2,279
6,434 miles from location College of Saint Benedict Saint Joseph MN 72.5322 40% 2,105
6,436 miles from location Saint Johns University Collegeville MN 71.6375 41% 2,021
6,381 miles from location Carleton College Northfield MN 83.3944 36% 2,009
6,385 miles from location The Art Institutes International Minnesota Minneapolis MN 25.5297 100% 2,008
6,386 miles from location Minnesota School of Business Minneapolis MN 22.2001 100% 1,790
6,344 miles from location Mesabi Range Community and Technical College Virginia MN 18.3825 n/a 1,737
6,511 miles from location University of Minnesota-Morris Morris MN 67.8148 38% 1,705
6,362 miles from location Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College Hibbing MN 17.1133 n/a 1,596
6,386 miles from location Dunwoody College of Technology Minneapolis MN 20.7351 30% 1,546
6,452 miles from location Northwest Technical College Bemidji MN 13.3048 n/a 1,535
6,384 miles from location North Central University Minneapolis MN 27.6803 100% 1,243
6,408 miles from location Crown College Saint Bonifacius MN 26.8246 49% 1,221
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
6,380 miles from location Minnesota School of Business Minneapolis MN 12.9705 100% 979
6,368 miles from location Pine Technical College Pine City MN 14.515 n/a 973
6,349 miles from location Minnesota School of Business Rochester MN 14.5759 100% 711
6,310 miles from location Vermilion Community College Ely MN 16.2506 n/a 708
6,394 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Eden Prairie Eden Prairie MN 8.36615 100% 673
6,423 miles from location Bethany Lutheran College Mankato MN 25.229 46% 646
6,391 miles from location DeVry University-Minnesota Minneapolis MN 8.81324 88% 573
6,396 miles from location Minnesota School of Business Minneapolis MN 25.3727 100% 544
6,383 miles from location National American University-Bloomington Minneapolis MN 7.00432 n/a 491
6,386 miles from location National American University-Brooklyn Center Minneapolis MN 8.16649 n/a 478
6,380 miles from location National American University-Roseville Saint Paul MN 11.7325 n/a 461
6,387 miles from location Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Minneapolis MN 22.3641 89% 426
6,385 miles from location Institute of Production and Recording Minneapolis MN 28.1749 74% 389
6,389 miles from location Anthem College-Minnesota Minneapolis MN 17.901 n/a 357
6,398 miles from location Minnesota School of Business-Elk River Elk River MN n/a n/a 335
6,380 miles from location Minneapolis Business College Saint Paul MN 26.321 n/a 335
6,543 miles from location Minnesota School of Business - Moorhead Moorhead MN n/a n/a 318
6,348 miles from location Mayo School of Health Sciences Rochester MN 1.88728 n/a 270
6,391 miles from location University of Phoenix-Minneapolis/St Paul Campus Minneapolis MN 4.33468 n/a 257
6,385 miles from location Globe University-Minneapolis Minneapolis MN n/a n/a 222
6,385 miles from location Academy College Minneapolis MN 25.7421 100% 205
6,377 miles from location College of Visual Arts Saint Paul MN 20.0322 59% 186
 

Curious what studying Technology 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)
1
Instructional Coordinators + 1,730 $69,060 -0.6%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + 1,170 $51,630 -65.5%
 

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