Nebraska contains four schools that offer distance education programs. Union College, the highest-ranking distance education school in NE, has a total student population of 883 and is the 311th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 distance education schools in Nebraska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Union College comes out as the most expensive ($17,766/yr), with Bellevue University as the lowest recorded at only $5,704/yr.
Distance Education students from Nebraska schools who go on to become distance educators, teachers, online educators, online teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 300 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average yearly salary of $62,890. Education teachers in this state earn $56,400/yr and there are 400 employed.
Also, within the distance education schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from distance education, 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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