Nebraska contains twelve schools that offer safety programs. University of Nebraska at Kearney, the highest-ranking safety school in NE, has a total student population of 6,650 and is the 171st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 safety schools in Nebraska, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,457/yr), with Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Safety students from Nebraska schools who go on to become safety specialists, safety control managers, health safety specialists, occupational safety specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,850 people working as occupational health and safety specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,200. Also, Environmental scientists and specialists, including health make on average $67,360 per year and there are about 83,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 650 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $52,440. Occupational health and safety specialists in this state earn $56,010/yr and there are 410 employed.
Also, within the safety schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from safety, 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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