Nebraska contains two schools that offer nutrition programs. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the highest-ranking nutrition school in NE, has a total student population of 24,100 and is the 840th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 nutrition schools in Nebraska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Nebraska-Lincoln comes out as the most expensive ($12,519/yr), with Western Nebraska Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,379/yr.
Nutrition students from Nebraska schools who go on to become nutritional scientists, nutritionists, holistic nutritionists, animal nutritionists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 53,220 people working as dietitians and nutritionists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,230. Also, Health educators make on average $49,060 per year and there are about 63,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 790 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $42,260. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $48,180/yr and there are 410 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from nutrition, 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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