Nebraska contains four schools that offer ministry programs. Midland Lutheran College, the highest-ranking ministry school in NE, has a total student population of 716 and is the 610th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 ministry schools in Nebraska, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Midland Lutheran College comes out as the most expensive ($16,590/yr), with York College as the lowest recorded at only $13,480/yr.
Ministry students from Nebraska schools who go on to become pastors, ministers, priests, ministry workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,140 people working as religious workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,160. Also, Community and social services employees make on average $42,750 per year and there are about 1,891,320 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the ministry schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from ministry, 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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