Nebraska contains eleven schools that offer athletic training programs. University of Nebraska at Kearney, the highest-ranking athletic training school in NE, has a total student population of 6,650 and is the 171st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 athletic training schools in Nebraska, only 2 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 Western Nebraska Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,379/yr.
Athletic Training students from Nebraska schools who go on to become athletic trainers, trainers, sports trainers, gymnastics instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,260 people working as athletic trainers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,020. Also, Coaches and scouts make on average $35,740 per year and there are about 179,830 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 1,200 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $30,870. Athletic trainers in this state earn $39,460/yr and there are 100 employed.
Also, within the athletic training schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from athletic training, 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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