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# Minnesota Trade Schools

In 2019, 14,539 students received a trade school degree from a college in Minnesota, making it rank #23 in terms of graduations. Minnesota colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $11,330 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $12,612 per year.

About 54% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $7,146 per year.

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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 19 to 1.

28% of Hennepin Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,914 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,100 during the early-career years.

There are 1,683 students at Anoka Technical College in total, 802 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 40% of students at Anoka Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,827 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,100 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 21 to 1.

Roughly 19% of students at Saint Paul College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,474 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,600 during the early-career years.

There are 3,280 full-time undergraduates at Century College, and 8,203 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 29% of students at Century College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,379 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.2% 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 4,762 students at LSC in total, 1,630 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 average amount of student loans is $5,940 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LSC is $31,700.

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. Rasmussen University - Minnesota has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,294 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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

There are 3,253 students at Minnesota West in total, 991 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 48% of students at Minnesota West take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,629 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 Minnesota West is $31,000.

The total student population at Dakota County Technical College is 2,319, which includes 1,328 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 39% of students at DCTC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,842 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

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

There are 1,860 full-time undergraduates at St Cloud Technical and Community College, and 3,931 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

44% of St Cloud Technical and Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,215 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.6% is very similar 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 2,083 full-time undergraduates at M State, and 5,757 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 52% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,935 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%.

Students who graduate from M State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Northland Community and Technical College is 2,962, which includes 1,092 full-time undergraduates. 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 $5,143 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.3% 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 257 students at Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center in total, 257 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Students who graduate from Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $15,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,042 full-time undergraduates at Rochester Community and Technical College, and 5,115 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

39% of Rochester Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,211 a year. The student loan default rate of 12.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Rochester Community and Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 6,429 students at Minneapolis Community and Technical College in total, 2,193 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

24% of Minneapolis Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,540 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Minneapolis Community and Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,014 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Ridgewater College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 730 full-time undergraduates at MSC Southeast, and 1,912 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,798 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

There are 1,058 full-time undergraduates at Dunwoody College of Technology, and 1,281 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Around 88% of accepted students are men, and 12% are women.

Roughly 85% of students at Dunwoody College of Technology take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,069 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Dunwoody College of Technology with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,277 students at St. Kate’s in total, 2,983 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,898 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. 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 $7,025 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from St. Kate’s is $42,700.

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

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,183 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,400 during the early-career years.

There are 554 students at Aveda Institute - Minneapolis in total, 554 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Aveda Institute - Minneapolis is 91%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Roughly 83% of students at Aveda Institute - Minneapolis take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,257 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 12.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Aveda Institute - Minneapolis with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,581 full-time undergraduates at Central Lakes College, and 4,491 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

44% of Central Lakes College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,851 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Central Lakes College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,653 students at South Central College in total, 1,173 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,174 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.9% 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 3,494 students at Riverland Community College in total, 1,185 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 35% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,939 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Riverland Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 12,938 undergraduates at Minnesota State Mankato, of which 10,526 are full-time, and there are 14,761 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Minnesota State Mankato is 4.6 years.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

68% of Minnesota State Mankato students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,104 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,200 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Pine Technical & Community College is 1,724, which includes 393 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

16% of Pine Technical & Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,994 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% 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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