Engineering Schools In Minnesota

There are 22 accredited engineering schools in Minnesota for faculty who teach engineering classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the state of Minnesota, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

  • Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Schools

  1. Walden University

    155 Fifth Ave S, Suite 100, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

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  2. Anoka-Ramsey Community College

    11200 Mississippi Blvd. NW, Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55433-3470

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  3. Bemidji State University

    1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

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  4. Bethel University in Saint Paul

    3900 Bethel Dr, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55112-6902

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  5. Central Lakes College-Brainerd

    501 West College Drive, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401-3900

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  6. Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College

    1515 E 25th St, Hibbing, Minnesota 55746

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  7. Itasca Community College

    1851 Hwy 169 East, Grand Rapids, Minnesota 55744-3397

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  8. Minnesota State University-Mankato

    South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

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  9. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

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  10. University of Minnesota-Crookston

    2900 University Ave, Crookston, Minnesota 56716-5001

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  11. University of Minnesota-Duluth

    515 Darland Administration Bldg, Duluth, Minnesota 55812

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  12. North Hennepin Community College

    7411 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 55445

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  13. Normandale Community College

    9700 France Ave S, Bloomington, Minnesota 55431

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  14. Northwestern College in Saint Paul

    3003 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55113-1598

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  15. Rochester Community and Technical College

    851 30th Ave SE, Rochester, Minnesota 55904-4999

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  16. Saint Cloud State University

    720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

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  17. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    700 Terrace Heights, Winona, Minnesota 55987-1399

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  18. University of St Thomas in Saint Paul

    2115 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1078

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  19. Dunwoody College of Technology

    818 Dunwoody Blvd, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403-1192

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  20. Winona State University

    8th and Johnson St, Winona, Minnesota 55987-5838

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  21. Century Community and Technical College

    3300 Century Ave N, White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110

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  22. McNally Smith College of Music

    19 Exchange Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101-2220

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Engineering Employment

Minnesota 35,130
National 1,704,460

Of all of the engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Minnesota state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Minnesota

34,980 38,830 38,380 36,470 27,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Minnesota, engineering is a shrinking field. In Minnesota, 7,530 less engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 22% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for engineering professionals which shows a 23% decrease in the number of engineering professionals working around the nation.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Minnesota

$63,892 $68,239 $70,772 $71,390 $70,530
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by engineering professionals is increasing in Minnesota. In 2006 engineering professionals made a mean salary of $63,892 per year, and in 2010 they made $70,530 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$48,145
25th percentile
$57,144
50th percentile
$68,813
75th percentile
$82,524
90th percentile
$85,546

Thus, there was a 9% growth in engineering professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 78% pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering in Minnesota.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Biomedical Engineering
$94,870
Civil Engineering
$60,400
Computer Engineering
$92,820
Electrical Engineering
$69,490
Engineering
$72,005
Mechanical Engineering
$64,618
Software Engineering
$83,185

In Minnesota, engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Minnesota

associate
10
bachelor
30
master
26
doctor
11
Certificate
3
Total80

The number of students graduating from the 22 accredited engineering schools in Minnesota is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,912 engineering graduates from engineering courses in Minnesota and in 2010 there were 1,408 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota by 26%. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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