Nursing Schools In Minnesota

There are 47 accredited nursing schools in Minnesota for faculty who teach nursing classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nursing in the state of Minnesota, which encompasses nursing training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Walden University

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

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  2. Alexandria Technical & Community College

    1601 Jefferson Streeet, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

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  3. Anoka-Ramsey Community College

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

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  4. Augsburg College

    2211 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454

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  5. Riverland Community College

    1900 8th Ave NW, Austin, Minnesota 55912-1473

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  6. Northwest Technical College

    905 Grant Avenue SE, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601-4907

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  7. Bemidji State University

    1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

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  8. Bethel University in Saint Paul

    3900 Bethel Dr, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55112-6902

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  9. Central Lakes College-Brainerd

    501 West College Drive, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401-3900

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  10. Concordia College at Moorhead

    901 S 8th St, Moorhead, Minnesota 56562

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  11. Lake Superior College

    2101 Trinity Rd, Duluth, Minnesota 55811-3399

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  12. Minnesota State Community and Technical College

    1414 College Way, Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537-1000

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  13. Minnesota West Community and Technical College

    1593 11th Ave, Granite Falls, Minnesota 56241

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  14. Gustavus Adolphus College

    800 West College Avenue, Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082-1498

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  15. Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College

    1515 E 25th St, Hibbing, Minnesota 55746

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  16. Inver Hills Community College

    2500 80th St E, Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 55076-3224

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  17. South Central College

    1920 Lee Blvd, North Mankato, Minnesota 56003-1920

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  18. Minnesota State University-Mankato

    South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

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  19. Mayo School of Health Sciences

    200 First St SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905

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  20. Metropolitan State University

    700 E Seventh St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106-5000

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  21. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

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  22. Minneapolis Community and Technical College

    1501 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403-1779

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  23. Herzing University in Minneapolis

    5700 W Broadway, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55428-3548

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  24. Minnesota School of Business in Richfield

    1401 W 76 St, Richfield, Minnesota 55423

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  25. Minnesota State University-Moorhead

    1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead, Minnesota 56563

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  26. North Hennepin Community College

    7411 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 55445

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  27. National American University-Roseville

    1550 West Highway 36, Roseville, Minnesota 55113-4035

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  28. Normandale Community College

    9700 France Ave S, Bloomington, Minnesota 55431

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  29. Northland Community and Technical College

    1101 Hwy One East, Thief River Falls, Minnesota 56701

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  30. Rochester Community and Technical College

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

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  31. College of Saint Benedict

    37 S. College Ave., Saint Joseph, Minnesota 56374

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  32. Saint Cloud State University

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

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  33. Saint Johns University

    31802 County Rd 159, Collegeville, Minnesota 56321

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  34. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    700 Terrace Heights, Winona, Minnesota 55987-1399

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  35. St. Olaf College

    1520 St Olaf Ave, Northfield, Minnesota 55057-1098

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  36. Crown College

    8700 College View Drive, Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota 55375-9001

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  37. The College of Saint Scholastica

    1200 Kenwood Ave, Duluth, Minnesota 55811-4199

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  38. St. Catherine University

    2004 Randolph Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105

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  39. Rasmussen College-Minnesota

    226 Park Avenue South, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301-3713

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  40. Ridgewater College

    2101 15th Ave NW, Willmar, Minnesota 56201

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  41. Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical

    1250 Homer Rd, Winona, Minnesota 55987

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  42. Winona State University

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

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  43. Century Community and Technical College

    3300 Century Ave N, White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110

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  44. Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

    2101 14th St, Cloquet, Minnesota 55720

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  45. National American University-Bloomington

    7801 Metro Parkway, Suite 200, Bloomington, Minnesota 55425

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  46. National American University-Brooklyn Center

    6120 Earle Brown Drive, Suite 100, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430-4100

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  47. University of Phoenix-Minneapolis/St Paul Campus

    435 Ford Rd Ste 1000, Saint Louis Park, Minnesota 55426-4915

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Nursing Employment

Minnesota 112,890
National 5,150,780

Of all of the nursing professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Minnesota.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Minnesota

101,610 107,210 112,320 113,680 112,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Minnesota, the field of nursing is growing. There were 11,280 more nursing professionals working in Minnesota in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 11%. This growth is faster than the national trend for nursing professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of nursing professionals working around the nation.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Minnesota

$56,984 $59,320 $60,636 $65,106 $65,516
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by nursing professionals is increasing in Minnesota. Nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $56,984 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $65,516 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$41,936
25th percentile
$49,554
50th percentile
$58,732
75th percentile
$73,006
90th percentile
$92,704

Thus, there was a 13% growth in nursing professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Minnesota state, within the field of nursing, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid nursing professionals earn 121% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Minnesota

BSN
$73,770
Forensic Nursing
$94,110
Gerontology
$71,574
Nursing
$65,516
RN to BSN
$73,770

In Minnesota, nursing professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
29
bachelor
25
master
27
doctor
7
Certificate
62
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As the number of nursing professionals is increasing in Minnesota state, the number of students graduating from the 47 accredited nursing schools in Minnesota state is also increasing. In 2006, 2,248 students graduated from nursing courses in Minnesota. And in 2010, 8,077 students graduated.

Thus there was a 259% percent increase in the number of nursing school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota. 41% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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