Nebraska contains four schools that offer sonography programs. University of Nebraska at Kearney, the highest-ranking sonography school in NE, has a total student population of 6,650 and is the 171st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 sonography schools in Nebraska, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, BryanLGH College of Health Sciences comes out as the most expensive ($16,608/yr), with University of Nebraska at Kearney as the lowest recorded at only $12,165/yr.
Sonography students from Nebraska schools who go on to become sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 40 employed pediatricians, general earning an average yearly salary of $200,280. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $61,030/yr and there are 370 employed.
Also, within the sonography schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from sonography, 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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