Nebraska contains two schools that offer mental health programs. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the highest-ranking mental health school in NE, has a total student population of 24,100 and is the 840th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 mental health schools in Nebraska, only 1 has 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 University of Nebraska-Lincoln as the lowest recorded at only $12,519/yr.
Mental Health students from Nebraska schools who go on to become psychologists, therapists, psychiatrists, child psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 98,330 people working as clinical, counseling, and school psychologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,310. Also, Psychiatrists make on average $163,660 per year and there are about 22,210 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 160 employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $163,880. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $55,870/yr and there are 530 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from mental 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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