Nebraska contains 35 schools that offer medicine and health programs. University of Nebraska at Kearney, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in NE, has a total student population of 6,650 and is the 171st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 35 medicine and health 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.
Medicine and Health students from Nebraska schools who go on to become medicine and health professionals, office administrators, massage therapists, trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 18,930 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $55,040. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $77,860/yr and there are 2,160 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, 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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