Nebraska contains ten schools that offer school counseling programs. University of Nebraska at Kearney, the highest-ranking school counseling school in NE, has a total student population of 6,650 and is the 171st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 school counseling 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 Chadron State College as the lowest recorded at only $7,352/yr.
School Counseling students from Nebraska schools who go on to become school counselors, childhood educators, college counselors, health information specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 30,900 people working as counselors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,400. Also, Educational, vocational, and school counselors make on average $55,030 per year and there are about 251,050 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the school counseling schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from school counseling, 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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