There are schools offering nurse practitioner programs in Minnesota!
Schools Offering Nurse Practitioning Programs in Minnesota
Each year, approximately 0.3% of Minnesota graduates receive degrees in nurse practitioning. In other words, every year an estimated 572 nurse practitioners graduate from Minnesota's 11 nurse practitioner schools.
The top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a nurse practitioner program is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which was ranked 14th in the country in 2010, is located in Minneapolis. 47 students graduated with a degree in nurse practitioner from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was $12,288 per year.
The College of Saint Scholastica, which is located in Duluth, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a nurse practitioner program. It received a ranking of 32nd in the country in 2010. 40 students graduated with degree in nurse practitioner from The College of Saint Scholastica in 2010. Students at The College of Saint Scholastica paid $28,374 per year in tuition fees.
Augsburg College, which was ranked 32nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in Minneapolis. 19 students graduated with degree in nurse practitioner from Augsburg College in 2010. Tuition at Augsburg College was $28,864 per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of Minnesota's nurse practitioner schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $17,213 per year, though tuition can range from $30,168 per year to $5,923 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Minnesota nurse practitioner schools were charged at the following schools:
- St. Catherine University - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $30,168 per year
- Augsburg College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $28,864 per year
- The College of Saint Scholastica - located in Duluth, students are charged $28,374 per year
The nurse practitioner schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Minnesota were:
- Metropolitan State University - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $5,923 per year
- Winona State University - located in Winona, students are charged $8,200 per year
- Walden University - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $9,480 per year
A nurse practitioner degree from a Minnesota school... what next?
Most people who graduate from nurse practitioner school in Minnesota go on to work as a nurse practitioner. If you decide to work as a nurse practitioner in Minnesota, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 250 Minnesota nurse practitioners as of 2010. The largest populations of Minnesota nurse practitioners are working in the following counties:
- Anoka County - 220 nurse practitioners
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 420 nurse practitioners will be working in Minnesota state. This would require the number of nurse practitioners to grow by 8%.
On average, nurse practitioners earn $89,040 per year. But, salaries for nurse practitioners can vary. In 2010, nurse practitioners made as little as less than $28,330 per year or as much as more than $57,800 per year in Minnesota. A nurse practitioner in the following Minnesota counties makes the highest salaries on average:
- Anoka County - $90,760 per year
For more data regarding a career in nurse practitioning in Minnesota and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse anesthetist or MSN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Minnesota
- Doctoral Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Minnesota
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other||250||$89,040|
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