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# Minnesota Trade Schools

In terms of yearly trade school graduations, Minnesota is ranked #25 in the country with 13,574 degrees handed out in 2021. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $12,435 per year to get their degree at a college in Minnesota, while out of state students will pay an average of $13,699 per year.

About 50% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $7,243 per year.

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## Most Popular Trade Schools in Minnesota

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There are 1,486 full-time undergraduates at Hennepin Technical College, and 4,094 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at Hennepin Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,686 a year. Hennepin Technical College has a 3.9% 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 $43,495 during the early-career years.

There are 5,823 students at Saint Paul College in total, 2,008 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 20% of students at Saint Paul College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,026 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,114 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Anoka Technical College is 1,683, which includes 802 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

28% of Anoka Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,722 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Anoka Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,048 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 8,203 students at Century College in total, 3,280 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 25% of students at Century College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,487 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,695 during the early-career years.

There are 991 full-time undergraduates at Minnesota West, and 3,253 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,158 a year. Minnesota West has a 4.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Minnesota West with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,415 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,931 students at St Cloud Technical and Community College in total, 1,860 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 35% of students at St Cloud Technical and Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,919 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from St Cloud Technical and Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,519 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Rasmussen University - Minnesota is 3,927, of which 3,851 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,770 are full-time. For undergraduates at Rasmussen University - Minnesota, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

87% of Rasmussen University - Minnesota students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,109 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Rasmussen University - Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,866 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 5,757 students at M State in total, 2,083 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

43% of M State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,291 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,257 during the early-career years.

There are 1,328 full-time undergraduates at DCTC, and 2,319 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

33% of DCTC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,890 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from DCTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $43,147 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,092 full-time undergraduates at Northland Community and Technical College, and 2,962 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

42% of Northland Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,738 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,913 during the early-career years.

The total student population at St Catherine University is 4,277, of which 2,983 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,898 are full-time. It takes the average St. Kate’s undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 0% of accepted students are men, and 100% are women.

53% of St. Kate’s students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,878 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $50,044 during the early-career years.

There are 2,193 full-time undergraduates at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, and 6,429 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,523 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,243 during the early-career years.

There are 1,630 full-time undergraduates at LSC, and 4,762 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at LSC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,189 a year. LSC has a 1.6% 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 $37,882 during the early-career years.

There are 1,912 students at MSC Southeast in total, 730 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 39% of students at MSC Southeast take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,603 a year. MSC Southeast has a 1.7% 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 $37,846 during the early-career years.

There are 1,752 full-time undergraduates at Ridgewater College, and 3,176 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 31% of students at Ridgewater College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,178 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Ridgewater College is $37,895.

The total student population at Aveda Institute - Minneapolis is 554, which includes 554 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 83% of students at Aveda Institute - Minneapolis take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $10,846 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Aveda Institute - Minneapolis is $30,865.

There are 1,185 full-time undergraduates at Riverland Community College, and 3,494 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 29% of students at Riverland Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,813 a year. Riverland Community College has a 3.1% 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 $36,669 during the early-career years.

There are 1,076 full-time undergraduates at ATCC, and 2,549 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,296 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,915 during the early-career years.

There are 11,781 undergraduates at Capella University, of which 2,159 are full-time, and there are 38,930 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 32 to 1.

100% of Capella University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,943 a year. Capella University has a 1.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Capella University is $36,939.

The total student population at Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center is 257, which includes 257 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Students who graduate from Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,698 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Central Lakes College - Brainerd is 4,491, which includes 1,581 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 35% of students at Central Lakes College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,385 a year. Central Lakes College has a 2.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Central Lakes College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,929 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 5,115 students at Rochester Community and Technical College in total, 2,042 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 32% of students at Rochester Community and Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,992 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Rochester Community and Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,498 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Minnesota State University - Mankato is 14,761, of which 12,938 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,526 are full-time. For undergraduates at Minnesota State Mankato, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,314 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Minnesota State Mankato with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $47,704 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Dunwoody College of Technology is 1,281, which includes 1,058 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 87% are men and 13% are women.

Approximately 86% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,171 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Dunwoody College of Technology with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $55,019 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,724 students at Pine Technical & Community College in total, 393 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 22% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,765 a year. Pine Technical & Community College has a 2.3% 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 $35,768 during the early-career years.

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