Nebraska contains nine schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. Midland Lutheran College, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in NE, has a total student population of 716 and is the 610th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 respiratory therapy schools in Nebraska, only 3 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.
Respiratory Therapy students from Nebraska schools who go on to become respiratory therapists, respiratory care specialists, respiratory care practitioners, certified respiratory therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 107,270 people working as respiratory therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,200.
Also, within the respiratory therapy schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, 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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