Nebraska contains four schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Omaha School of Massage Therapy, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in NE, has a total student population of 104 and is the 780th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 surgical technologist schools in Nebraska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health comes out as the most expensive ($15,174/yr), with Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Nebraska schools who go on to become surgical technologists, surgeons, surgical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 91,250 people working as surgical technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,710. Also, Surgeons make on average $219,770 per year and there are about 44,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 170 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $232,990. Surgical technologists in this state earn $38,250/yr and there are 600 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, 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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