Nebraska contains sixteen schools that offer computer forensics programs. University of Nebraska at Kearney, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in NE, has a total student population of 6,650 and is the 171st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 computer forensics schools in Nebraska, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,457/yr), with Little Priest Tribal College as the lowest recorded at only $2,007/yr.
Computer Forensics students from Nebraska schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 650 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $68,820. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $69,380/yr and there are 2,760 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, 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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