Nebraska contains six schools that offer laboratory programs. Union College, the highest-ranking laboratory school in NE, has a total student population of 883 and is the 311th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 laboratory 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 Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Laboratory students from Nebraska schools who go on to become laboratory analysts, laboratory technicians, clinical laboratory technicians, clinical laboratory researchers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 26,130 people working as computer and information scientists, research alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $105,370. Also, Biological scientists make on average $69,430 per year and there are about 29,630 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 140 employed biological scientists earning an average yearly salary of $72,580. Computer and information scientists, research in this state earn $77,680/yr and there are 60 employed.
Also, within the laboratory schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from laboratory, 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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