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# Minnesota Trade Schools

In terms of yearly trade school graduations, Minnesota is ranked #23 in the country with 14,539 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $11,124 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $12,396 a year.

An estimated 61% of college students in Minnesota take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,223 per year.

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There are 1,627 full-time undergraduates at Hennepin Technical College, and 4,625 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 34% of students at Hennepin Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,577 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Hennepin Technical College is $33,100.

The total student population at Anoka Technical College is 1,838, which includes 889 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,687 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Anoka Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 6,656 students at Saint Paul College in total, 2,325 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,846 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Saint Paul College is $26,600.

The total student population at Century College - White Bear Lake is 8,695, which includes 3,465 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,778 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,100 during the early-career years.

There are 1,794 full-time undergraduates at LSC, and 5,230 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

45% of LSC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,919 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from LSC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,971 students at Rasmussen University - Minnesota in total, 3,922 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,904 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Rasmussen University - Minnesota. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

Roughly 73% of students at Rasmussen University - Minnesota take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,521 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rasmussen University - Minnesota is $27,500.

There are 1,099 full-time undergraduates at Minnesota West, and 3,421 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 50% of students at Minnesota West take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,090 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Minnesota West with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Dakota County Technical College is 2,433, which includes 1,371 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

36% of DCTC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,522 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DCTC is $35,900.

The total student population at St Cloud Technical and Community College is 4,134, which includes 2,097 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

48% of St Cloud Technical and Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,328 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from St Cloud Technical and Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,219 full-time undergraduates at M State, and 6,086 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

57% of M State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,685 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,400 during the early-career years.

There are 1,261 full-time undergraduates at Northland Community and Technical College, and 3,220 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 56% of students at Northland Community and Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,542 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northland Community and Technical College is $32,100.

There are 442 students at Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center in total, 442 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center is $15,600.

There are 2,060 full-time undergraduates at Rochester Community and Technical College, and 4,944 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

40% of Rochester Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,828 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rochester Community and Technical College is $31,800.

There are 2,404 full-time undergraduates at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, and 7,014 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 26% of students at Minneapolis Community and Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,201 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,200 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Ridgewater College is 3,255, which includes 1,895 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

47% of Ridgewater College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,145 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,800 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Minnesota State College Southeast is 1,930, which includes 776 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

47% of MSC Southeast students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,284 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,700 during the early-career years.

There are 1,358 students at Dunwoody College of Technology in total, 1,109 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Dunwoody College of Technology undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

About 73% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 88% are men and 12% are women.

Roughly 66% of students at Dunwoody College of Technology take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,743 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,400 during the early-career years.

There are 4,401 students at St. Kate’s in total, 3,153 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,004 are full-time. For undergraduates at St. Kate’s, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Of the accepted students, 0% are men and 100% are women.

72% of St. Kate’s students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,413 a year. St. Kate’s has a 3.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,700 during the early-career years.

There are 1,100 full-time undergraduates at ATCC, and 2,591 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

55% of ATCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,464 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ATCC is $35,400.

There are 478 full-time undergraduates at Aveda Institute - Minneapolis, and 478 students altogether. Aveda Institute - Minneapolis has a freshman retention rate of 86%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,452 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,400 during the early-career years.

There are 1,622 full-time undergraduates at Central Lakes College, and 4,357 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 51% of students at Central Lakes College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,844 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Central Lakes College is $29,200.

There are 2,775 students at South Central College in total, 1,359 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

37% of South Central College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,708 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,500 during the early-career years.

There are 3,475 students at Riverland Community College in total, 1,261 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,123 a year. The student loan default rate of 12.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Riverland Community College is $30,600.

There are 12,490 undergraduates at Minnesota State Mankato, of which 10,413 are full-time, and there are 14,325 students altogether. It takes the average Minnesota State Mankato undergraduate about 5.5 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at Minnesota State Mankato take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,396 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Minnesota State Mankato is $37,200.

There are 402 full-time undergraduates at Pine Technical & Community College, and 1,951 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 46% of students at Pine Technical & Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,819 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pine Technical & Community College is $29,900.

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