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The state of Minnesota is known for its academic excellence, with excellent public, private, and charter schools, colleges and universities. The Twin Cities is home to one of the country’s largest universities – the University of Minnesota – with more than 60,000 students.For family members looking for employment, the state of Minnesota offers a diverse economy in thriving business communities. According to the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal, the state of Minnesota has the seventh-most Fortune 500 companies in the nation, including UnitedHealth Group, Target Corporation, and Best Buy. With more than 20,000 employees, Fairview Health Services is an employer of choice throughout the state. Current non-provider employment opportunities can be found online.