Nebraska contains five schools that offer allied health programs. University of Nebraska at Kearney, the highest-ranking allied health school in NE, has a total student population of 6,650 and is the 171st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 allied health schools in Nebraska, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Creighton University comes out as the most expensive ($25,370/yr), with Little Priest Tribal College as the lowest recorded at only $2,007/yr.
Allied Health students from Nebraska schools who go on to become allied health professionals, physicians, nurses, forensic nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make on average $72,310 per year and there are about 98,330 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 530 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $55,870. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $77,860/yr and there are 2,160 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from allied health, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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