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Architecture Schools In Minnesota

Architecture classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited architecture schools in Minnesota. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of architecture and architecture training in Minnesota, which includes architecture training at the following levels:


  1. Concordia College at Moorhead

    901 S 8th St, Moorhead, Minnesota 56562

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Architecture Employment

Minnesota 3,330
National 194,050

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

Employment Growth for Architecture professionals In Minnesota

4,640 4,360 4,390 3,910 3,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Architecture is a shrinking field in Minnesota. In Minnesota, 1,310 less architecture professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Minnesota, this field has shrunk by 28% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for architecture professionals which shows a 16% decrease in the number of architecture professionals working around the nation.

Architecture VS. All Professions salaries in Minnesota

$58,603 $60,843 $59,013 $59,523 $60,893
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Architecture
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to architecture professionals are growing in Minnesota. In 2006 architecture professionals made a mean salary of $58,603 per year, and in 2010 they made $60,893 per year.

Salary percentiles for Architecture professionals in Minnesota

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Thus, there was a 4% growth in architecture professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of architecture, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid architecture professionals earning 140% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Minnesota state.

Average Salaries for Architecture professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Civil Engineering

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of architecture professionals is decreasing in Minnesota state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited architecture schools in Minnesota state is increasing. In 2006 there were 323 architecture graduates from architecture courses in Minnesota and in 2010 there were 335 graduates.

This represents a 4% increase in the number of architecture degree or certificate school graduates in Minnesota state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an bachelor's degree in architecture.

Architecture Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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