Nebraska contains 21 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. University of Nebraska at Kearney, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in NE, has a total student population of 6,650 and is the 171st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 law and criminal justice 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 Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Nebraska schools who go on to become law and criminal justice professionals, corrections officers, jailers, court reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 556,790 people working as lawyers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $129,020. Also, Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators make on average $63,250 per year and there are about 8,110 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 30 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $64,600. Lawyers in this state earn $97,710/yr and there are 2,480 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, 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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