Nebraska contains four schools that offer EMS programs. Creighton University, the highest-ranking EMS school in NE, has a total student population of 7,385 and is the 1200th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 EMS schools in Nebraska, only 1 has 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 Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
EMS students from Nebraska schools who go on to become emergency medical service workers, EMTs, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 217,920 people working as emergency medical technicians and paramedics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,020. Also, Medical and public health social workers make on average $48,340 per year and there are about 133,510 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 860 employed medical and public health social workers earning an average yearly salary of $39,810. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $27,560/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the EMS schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from EMS, 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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