Nebraska contains five schools that offer horticulture programs. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the highest-ranking horticulture school in NE, has a total student population of 24,100 and is the 840th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 horticulture schools in Nebraska, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Nebraska-Lincoln comes out as the most expensive ($12,519/yr), with Central Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,682/yr.
Horticulture students from Nebraska schools who go on to become horticulturalists, landscape designers, agriculturalists, wildlife biologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Landscape architects make on average $65,910 per year and there are about 18,940 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the horticulture schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from horticulture, 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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