Nebraska contains six schools that offer paramedic programs. Creighton University, the highest-ranking paramedic school in NE, has a total student population of 7,385 and is the 1200th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 paramedic schools in Nebraska, only 2 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 Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Paramedic students from Nebraska schools who go on to become paramedics, EMTs, emergency medical service workers, emergency medical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 217,920 people working as emergency medical technicians and paramedics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,020. Also, Ambulance drivers and attendants make on average $23,140 per year and there are about 19,570 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 50 employed ambulance drivers and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $20,620. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $27,560/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the paramedic schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from paramedic, 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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