Nebraska contains five schools that offer homeland security programs. Midland Lutheran College, the highest-ranking homeland security school in NE, has a total student population of 716 and is the 610th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 homeland security schools in Nebraska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Omaha comes out as the most expensive ($22,177/yr), with Northeast Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,671/yr.
Homeland Security students from Nebraska schools who go on to become homeland security specialists, police officers, security technicians, security officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,028,830 people working as security guards alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $26,430. Also, Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers make on average $36,470 per year and there are about 98,090 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 790 employed police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers earning an average yearly salary of $28,970. Security guards in this state earn $26,380/yr and there are 3,930 employed.
Also, within the homeland security schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from homeland security, 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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