Nebraska contains 31 schools that offer healthcare programs. University of Nebraska at Kearney, the highest-ranking healthcare school in NE, has a total student population of 6,650 and is the 171st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 31 healthcare schools in Nebraska, only 4 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 Little Priest Tribal College as the lowest recorded at only $2,007/yr.
Healthcare students from Nebraska schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 780 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $42,700. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $50,360/yr and there are 230 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from healthcare, 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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