Nebraska contains three schools that offer public health programs. Union College, the highest-ranking public health school in NE, has a total student population of 883 and is the 311th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 public health schools in Nebraska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Union College comes out as the most expensive ($17,766/yr), with University of Nebraska at Omaha as the lowest recorded at only $10,046/yr.
Public Health students from Nebraska schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 1,660 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $85,920. Health educators in this state earn $42,260/yr and there are 790 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from public 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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