Nebraska contains five schools that offer medicine programs. Creighton University, the highest-ranking medicine school in NE, has a total student population of 7,385 and is the 1200th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 medicine schools in Nebraska, none 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 Western Nebraska Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,379/yr.
Medicine students from Nebraska schools who go on to become physicians, doctors, nurses, surgeons, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Anesthesiologists make on average $211,750 per year and there are about 37,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 370 employed anesthesiologists earning an average yearly salary of $151,810. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $141,250/yr and there are 1,560 employed.
Also, within the medicine schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medicine, 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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