Nebraska contains three schools that offer anthropology programs. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the highest-ranking anthropology school in NE, has a total student population of 24,100 and is the 840th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 anthropology schools in Nebraska, only 1 has 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 Western Nebraska Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,379/yr.
Anthropology students from Nebraska schools who go on to become anthropologists, archaelogists, forensic professionals, market research analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 5,570 people working as anthropologists and archeologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $57,230. Also, Forensic science technicians make on average $55,070 per year and there are about 12,870 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 120 employed forensic science technicians earning an average yearly salary of $41,090. Anthropologists and archeologists in this state earn $60,040/yr and there are 30 employed.
Also, within the anthropology schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from anthropology, 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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