Nebraska contains seven schools that offer dance programs. University of Nebraska at Kearney, the highest-ranking dance school in NE, has a total student population of 6,650 and is the 171st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 dance 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 Chadron State College as the lowest recorded at only $7,352/yr.
Dance students from Nebraska schools who go on to become ballet dancers, dancers, dance professors, dance instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,700 people working as dancers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $0. Also, Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers make on average $0 per year and there are about 23,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are employed entertainers and performers, sports and related workers earning an average yearly salary of $*. Dancers in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the dance schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from dance, 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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