Nebraska contains three schools that offer corrections programs. Midland Lutheran College, the highest-ranking corrections school in NE, has a total student population of 716 and is the 610th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 corrections schools in Nebraska, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Midland Lutheran College comes out as the most expensive ($16,590/yr), with Northeast Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,671/yr.
Corrections students from Nebraska schools who go on to become correctional counselors, corrections officers, jailers, probation officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 455,350 people working as correctional officers and jailers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,610. Also, Mental health and substance abuse social workers make on average $41,350 per year and there are about 127,140 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 700 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average yearly salary of $37,700. Correctional officers and jailers in this state earn $30,950/yr and there are 1,910 employed.
Also, within the corrections schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from corrections, 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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